Read-modify-write

Known as: RMW, Read modify write, Read–modify–write 
In computer science, read-modify-write is a class of atomic operations (such as test-and-set, fetch-and-add, and compare-and-swap) that both read a… (More)
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2016
2016
Two performance gaps in the memory hierarchy, between CPU cache and main memory, and main memory and mass storage, will become… (More)
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2014
2014
Language-level transactions are said to provide “atomicity,” implying that the order of operations within a transaction should be… (More)
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2014
2014
Cache read misses stall the processor if there are no independent instructions to execute. In contrast, most cache write misses… (More)
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2009
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2009
The phase-change random access memory (PRAM) technology is fast maturing to production levels. Main advantages of PRAM are non… (More)
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2008
2008
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New I/O usage models have emerged recently. There is a trend towards offloading computeintensive applications to specialized… (More)
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2005
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2005
Write caches using fast, non-volatile storage are now widely used in modern storage controllers since they enable hiding latency… (More)
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2003
2003
A read-modify-write register for a set of functions F provides an operation that atomically (1) returns the variable’s current… (More)
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2003
2003
This work addresses the possibility or impossibility, and the corresponding costs, of devising concurrent , low… (More)
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1982
1982
Denning and Dennis [1] give a method of minimizing semaphore contention utilizing tagged memory, semaphore words, and indivisible… (More)
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