Performance Evaluation of Instruction Set Architecture of MBP-Light in JUMP-1

Noriaki Suzuki, Hideharu Amano

研究成果: Article査読


The instruction set architecture of MBP-light, a dedicated processor for the DSM (Distributed Shared Memory) management of JUMP-1 is analyzed with a real prototype. The Buffer-Register Architecture proposed for MBP-core improves performance with 5.64% in the home cluster and 6.27% in a remote cluster. Only a special instruction for hashing cluster address is efficient and improves the performance with 2.80%, but other special instructions are almost useless. It appears that the dominant operations in the DSM management program were handling packet queues assigned into the local cluster. Thus, common RISC instructions, especially load/store instructions, are frequently used. Separating instruction and data memory improves performance with 33%. The results suggest that another alternative which provides separate on-chip cache and instructions dedicated for packet queue management is advantageous.

ジャーナルIEICE Transactions on Information and Systems
出版ステータスPublished - 2003 10月

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • ソフトウェア
  • ハードウェアとアーキテクチャ
  • コンピュータ ビジョンおよびパターン認識
  • 電子工学および電気工学
  • 人工知能


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