Speculative Execution in High Performance Computer Architectures

1st Edition

David Kaeli, Pen-Chung Yew

Chapman and Hall/CRC
Published May 26, 2005
Reference - 456 Pages - 94 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781584884477 - CAT# C4479
Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Computer and Information Science Series

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Summary

Until now, there were few textbooks that focused on the dynamic subject of speculative execution, a topic that is crucial to the development of high performance computer architectures. Speculative Execution in High Performance Computer Architectures describes many recent advances in speculative execution techniques. It covers cutting-edge research projects, as well as numerous commercial implementations that demonstrate the value of this latency-hiding technique.

The book begins with a review of control speculation techniques that use instruction cache prefetching, branch prediction and predication, and multi-path execution. It then examines dataflow speculation techniques including data cache prefetching, address value and data value speculation, pre-computation, and coherence speculation. This textbook also explores multithreaded approaches, emphasizing profile-guided speculation, speculative microarchitectures, and compiler techniques.

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