The Design and Implementation of the NUMAchine Multiprocessor
This paper describes the design and implementation of
the NUMAchine multiprocessor. As the market for
CC-NUMA multiprocessors expands, this research
project provides a timely architectural design and
cost-effective prototype. The key to the successful
implementation of our 48-processor prototype is the use
of off-the-shelf components and programmable logic
devices. Since this machine will serve as a research
vehicle for parallel software development, a number of
hardware features to enhance experimentation have
been included in the design.
Alex Grbic, Stephen D. Brown, Steve Caranci, Robin Grindley, Mitch Gusat, Guy Lemieux, Kelvin Loveless, Naraig Manjikian, Sinisa Srbljic, Michael Stumm, Zvonko Vranesic and Zeljko Zilic, "The Design and Implementation of the NUMAchine Multiprocessor," IEEE Design Automation Conference, San Francisco, June 1998, pp. 66-69.
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