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Fast memcpy, A System Design

When I worked at Google, fleet-wide profiling revealed that 25-35% of all CPU time was spent just moving bytes around: memcpy, strcmp, copying between user and kernel buffers in network and disk I/O, hidden copy-on-write in soft page faults, checksumming, compressing,...

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MICRO 2019 Trip Report

MICRO 2019 Trip Report

Hundreds of computer architects convened in the beautiful city of Columbus, Ohio to celebrate the 52nd Annual IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO). Led by general chairs Radu Teodorescu and DK Panda from The Ohio State University, Columbus...

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