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Archive of posts tagged: Cache
Modestly Better Prefetching

Modestly Better Prefetching

Cache prefetching is a well-studied topic, but we continue to strive for improvement. Two small ideas are presented here, one for software prefetching and one for hardware. Bigger software prefetches When I worked at Google, a survey of fleet execution time revealed...