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Region-Based Prefetch Techniques for Software Distributed Shared Memory Systems

Cai, Jie; Strazdins, Peter; Rendell, Alistair


Although shared memory programming models show good programmability compared to message passing programming models, their implementation by page-based software distributed shared memory systems usually suffers from high memory consistency costs. The major part of these costs is internode data transfer for keeping virtual shared memory consistent. A good prefetch strategy can reduce this cost. We develop two prefetch techniques, TReP and HReP, which are based on the execution history of each...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Conference paper
Source: Proceedings 10th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGRID 2010)
DOI: 10.1109/CCGRID.2010.16


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