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Why Parallelism is now necessary for Mainstream Computing

  • Chip density is continuing increase ~2x every 2 years

    • Clock speed is not

    • Number of processor cores have to double instead

  • There is little or no hidden parallelism (ILP) to be found

  • Parallelism must be exposed to and managed by software

Source: Intel, Microsoft (Sutter) and Stanford (Olukotun, Hammond)

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COMP 422, Spring 2008 (V.Sarkar)

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