Coherent Block Data Transfer in the FLASH Multiprocessor

@inproceedings{Heinlein1997CoherentBD,
  title={Coherent Block Data Transfer in the FLASH Multiprocessor},
  author={John Heinlein and Kourosh Gharachorloo and Robert P. Bosch and Mendel Rosenblum and Anoop Gupta},
  booktitle={IPPS},
  year={1997}
}
A key goal of the Stanford FLASH project is to explore the integration of multiple communication protocols in a single multiprocessor architecture. To achieve this goal, FLASH includes a programmable node controller called MAGIC, which contains an embedded protocol processor capable of implementing multiple protocols. In this paper we present a specialized protocol for block data transfer integrated with a conventional cache coherence protocol. Block transfer forms the basis for message passing… CONTINUE READING

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