2nd edition of “A Primer on Memory Consistency and Cache Coherence” now Open Access

A Primer on Memory Consistency and Cache Coherence, Second Edition

Vijay Nagarajan, University of Edinburgh,
Daniel J. Sorin, Duke University,
Mark D. Hill, University of Wisconsin, Madison,
David A. Wood, University of Wisconsin, Madison

This second edition reflects a decade of advancements since the first edition and includes, among other more modest changes, two new chapters: one on consistency and coherence for non-CPU accelerators (with a focus on GPUs) and one that points to formal work and tools on consistency and coherence.