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Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. As CPU cores become both faster and more numerous, the limiting factor for most programs is now, and will be for some time, memory access.
Unfortunately, neither the structure nor the cost of using the memory subsystem of a computer or the caches on CPUs is well understood by most programmers. Save to Library. Create Alert. Launch Research Feed. Share This Paper. Figures, Tables, and Topics from this paper. Figures and Tables. Citations Publications citing this paper.
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What every programmer should know about memory, Part 1
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"What every programmer should know about memory" - the PDF version
It's a page, KB download full of good information. Log in to post comments "What every programmer should know about memory" - the PDF version. Definition of "cache coherency". All processors are supposed to see the same memory content at all times. The maintenance of this uniform view of memory is called 'cache coherency'.