Taowei Luo

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Linux supports transparent huge page since 2.6.38. It can automatically map huge pages. But this implementation fails to adjust to page alignment in memory allocation and thus cannot use huge page in some situations. The design is not efficient. Our work aims to increase huge page allocation, so as to improve the utilization ratio of huge page and overall(More)
Modern applications often require a large amount of memory. Conventional 4KB pages lead to large page tables and thus exert high pressure on TLB address translations. This pressure is more prominent in a virtualized system, which adds an additional layer of address translation. Page walks due to TLB misses can result in a significant performance overhead.(More)
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