Hypercube shared virtual memory system

Kai Li, Richard Schaefer

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The design and implementation of a shared virtual memory (SVM) system for Intel iPSC/2 hypercube multicomputers are described. The SVM system provides clients on all the nodes with a large, coherent, shared address space supporting both the shared-memory and message-passing models of parallel programming. The authors have implemented a prototype SVM on the Intel iPSC/2 hypercube. The preliminary performance results indicate that SVM is an effective strategy for implementing the next generation of operating systems for hypercube multicomputers.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)125-132
Number of pages8
JournalProceedings of the International Conference on Parallel Processing
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the 1989 International Conference on Parallel Processing - University Park, PA, USA
Duration: Aug 8 1989Aug 12 1989

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  • Hardware and Architecture

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