Cache Considerations for Programmers of Multiprocessors

Although caches in most computers are invisible to programmers, they significantly affect program performance. This is particularly true for cache-coherent, shared-memory multiprocessors. This article presents recent research into the performance of parallel programs and its implications for programmers who may know little about caches.


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Communications of the ACM, 33, 8, 97-102
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1990
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ACM
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