Amdahl's law

Known as: Amdahl, Amdahl law, Amdahl s Law 
In computer architecture, Amdahl's law (or Amdahl's argument) gives the theoretical speedup in latency of the execution of a task at fixed workload… (More)
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2012
2012
  • Ami Marowka
  • IEEE 10th International Symposium on Parallel and…
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Energy will be a major limiting factor in future multi-core architectures, so optimizing performance per watt should be a key… (More)
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2010
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2010
Microprocessor architecture has entered the multicore era. Recently, Hill and Marty presented a pessimistic view of multicore… (More)
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2010
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2010
This paper presents a fundamental law for parallel performance: it shows that parallel performance is not only limited by… (More)
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2008
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2008
This paper studies the important interaction between parallelization and energy consumption in a parallelizable application… (More)
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2008
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2008
An updated take on Amdahl's analytical model uses modern design constraints to analyze many-core design alternatives. The revised… (More)
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2008
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2005
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2005
This paper is motivated by three recent trends in computer design. First, chip multi-processors (CMPs) with increasing numbers of… (More)
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2002
2002
Amdahl's law has been widely used by designers and researchers to get a rough estimate of performance improvement when alternate… (More)
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1996
1996
Researchers in the parallel processing community have been using Amdahl's Law and Gustafson's Law to obtain estimated speedups as… (More)
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1988
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1988
processing. There is considerable skepticism regarding the viability of massive parallelism; the skepticism centers around Amdahl… (More)
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