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Runtime identification of cache conflict misses: The adaptive miss buffer
Dean M. Tullsen, Jamison D. Collins
This paper describes the miss classification table, a simple mechanism that enables the processor or memory controller to identify each cache miss as either a conflict miss or a capacity (non-conflict) miss. The miss classification table works by...
Scalable high-speed prefix matching
Jon Turner, George Varghese, Marcel Waldvogel, Bernhard Plattner
Finding the longest matching prefix from a database of keywords is an old problem with a number of applications, ranging from dictionary searches to advanced memory management to computational geometry. But perhaps today's most frequent best matching...
Minerva: An automated resource provisioning tool for large-scale storage systems
Guillermo A. Alvarez, Susie Go, Alistair Veitch, Ralph Becker-Szendy, Richard Golding, Elizabeth Borowsky, Mirjana Spasojevic, Arif Merchant, Theodore H. Romer, John Wilkes
Enterprise-scale storage systems, which can contain hundreds of host computers and storage devices and up to tens of thousands of disks and logical volumes, are difficult to design. The volume of choices that need to be made is massive, and many...