A Vision of Persistence

For decades, memory systems have relied on DRAM for capacity, SRAMs for speed and then turned programmers loose with malloc(), free(), and pthreads to build an amazing array of useful,...

Thoughts on ISCA44

The 44th ISCA just wrapped up. This year it was held in Toronto, which proved to be a great location owning in no small part to great local organizing and participation. I find attending...

Freedom vs. Security in Computer Systems

Is it time to consider designing and operating computer systems with an “off-by-default” attitude to proactively defend against such attacks?

Democratizing Design for Future Computing Platforms

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) has been working hard on various white papers over the past couple of months and slowly releasing them. You can see all of them here. Today, we...

Die Stacking is Happening

(This blog is written to celebrate the two-year anniversary for the worlds' first commercial processor with die-stacking technology, which was released on 6/16/2015, as AMD Fury X GPU)...

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Announcements of book and tool releases, calls for award nominations, SIGARCH-focused announcements.

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Calls for Contributions

Calls for papers, tutorials, workshops, presentations and other technical contributions.

November 28, 2017 in Milpitas, CA
Call for Presentations: 7th RISC-V Workshop
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Calls for Participation

Information on registering and attending conferences, workshops and other events.

October 15, 2017 in Boson, MA
OpenPiton Tutorial
July 24, 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan
June 24, 2017 in Toronto, Canada
ISCA 2017
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