Computer Architecture Today

Informing the broad computing community about current activities, advances and future directions in computer architecture.
Elections have Consequences: Join IEEE TCuARCH and Vote!

Elections have Consequences: Join IEEE TCuARCH and Vote!

The computer architecture community is best served when its elected leadership provides strong guidance to and oversight of our flagship conferences. This has long been the case for ACM SIGARCH, which co-sponsors ISCA and ASPLOS, and IEEE TCCA, which (co-)sponsors...

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Follow-up from MICRO-50 Business Meeting

Follow-up from MICRO-50 Business Meeting

To all those who attended the MICRO business meeting diversity discussion and/or have followed it on this blog/twitter, we wanted to provide an update to the MICRO and broader computer architecture communities as to the next steps. First off, we want to thank everyone...

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Engineering Reliable Persistence

Engineering Reliable Persistence

Integrating non-volatile main memories (NVMMs) into the storage/memory hierarchy make data integrity a critical design consideration.  Protecting data in NVMM is a complex problem:  media errors and software bugs can corrupt data and the reliability of each memory...

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MICRO-50 Summary

MICRO-50 Summary

The 50th Annual International Symposium on Microarchitecture was held earlier this week in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Day One PC Chairs Joel Emer and Daniel Sanchez kicked things off by sharing some data on conference submissions and reviewing. MICRO-50 used a...

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