Wide-address spaces - exploring the design space

Alberto Bartoli, Sape J. Mullender, M. van der Valk, Martijn van der Valk

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    Abstract

    In a recent issue of Operating System Review, Hayter and McAuley [1991] argue that future high-performance systems trade a traditional, bus-based organization for one where all components are linked together by network switches (the Desk-Area Network). In this issue of Operating System Review, Leslie, McAuley and Mullender conclude that DAN-based architectures allow the exploitation of shared memory on a wider scale than just a single (multi)processor. In this paper, we will explore how emerging 64-bit processors can be used to implement shared address spaces spanning multiple machines.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)11-17
    JournalOperating systems review
    Volume27
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1993

    Keywords

    • IR-18065
    • METIS-118584

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