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2010.07.31

Cache is King -or- Things are about to get MESI

Filed under: Programming — cwright @ 11:24 pm

A few days ago I was chatting with some friends, and the topic of caching came up. I mentioned MESI, which is the basis for modern multicore cache coherence (There are variants like MOESI and MERSI, but the general idea is the same).  It then occurred to me that I’ve never actually made a test to see the effects of MESI in action. (more…)

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