Exploiting parallelism and structure to accelerate the simulation of chip multi-processors

@article{Penry2006ExploitingPA,
  title={Exploiting parallelism and structure to accelerate the simulation of chip multi-processors},
  author={David A. Penry and Dan Fay and David Hodgdon and Ryan Wells and Graham Schelle and David I. August and Daniel A. Connors},
  journal={The Twelfth International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture, 2006.},
  year={2006},
  pages={29-40}
}
Simulation is an important means of evaluating new microarchitectures. Current trends toward chip multiprocessors (CMPs) try the ability of designers to develop efficient simulators. CMP simulation speed can be improved by exploiting parallelism in the CMP simulation model. This may be done by either running the simulation on multiple processors or by integrating multiple processors into the simulation to replace simulated processors. Doing so usually requires tedious manual parallelization or… CONTINUE READING
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