O'Reilly logo

Large Scale Network-Centric Distributed Systems by Albert Y. Zomaya, Hamid Sarbazi-Azad

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

1

A Reconfigurable On-Chip Interconnection Network for Large Multicore Systems

Mehdi Modarressi and Hamid Sarbazi-Azad

Contents

1.1 Introduction

1.1.1 Multicore and Many-Core Era

With the recent scaling of semiconductor technology, coupled with the ever-increasing demand for high-performance computing in embedded, desktop, and server computer systems, the current general-purpose microprocessors have been moving from single-core to multicore and eventually to many-core processor architectures containing tens to hundreds of identical cores [1]. Major manufacturers already ship 10-core [2], 16-core [3, 4], and 48-core [5] chip multiprocessors, while some special-purpose processors have pushed the limit ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required