Gianpaolo Prina

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A major concern with high-performance general-purpose workstations is to speed up the execution of commands, uniprocess applications, and multiprocess applications with coarse-to medium-grain parallelism. To that end, a simple extension of a uniprocessor machine such as a shared-bus, shared-memory architecture can be employed. 1 Both kinds of machines(More)
This paper describes a hybrid methodology (based on both actual and synthetic reference streams) to produce traces representing significant complete workloads. By means of a software approach, we generate traces that include both user and kernel references, starting from source traces containing only user references. We consider the aspects of kernel that(More)
Cache memory design in embedded systems can take advantage from the analysis of the software that runs on that system, which usually remains the same for its whole life. Programs can be characterized, in respect of the memory hierarchy, using locality analysis. We propose an environment which permits to analyze the locality of a program and the effects on(More)
We describe an environment to produce traces representing significant workloads for a shared-bus shared-memory multiprocessor used as a general-purpose multitasking machine , where each processor can include multithread facilities. By means of an exclusively software approach, the environment produces traces that include both user and kernel references,(More)
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