Chapter11 - Chapter 11 Introduction to Multiprocessors...

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Chapter 11 Introduction to Multiprocessors Fundamentals of Computer Organization and Architecture Mostafa Abd-El-Barr & Hesham El-Rewini
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11.1 Introduction • A multiple processor system consists of two or more processors that are connected in a manner that allows them to share the simultaneous (parallel) execution of a given computational task. • Two basic requirements are inevitable for the efficient use of the employed processors. These requirements are: – Low communication overhead among processors while executing a given task and – A degree of inherent parallelism in the task. Fundamentals of Computer Organization and Architecture Mostafa Abd-El-Barr & Hesham El-Rewini
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11.1 Introduction • Typical sizes of some multiprocessor systems: Fundamentals of Computer Organization and Architecture Mostafa Abd-El-Barr & Hesham El-Rewini
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11.1 Introduction • The organization and performance of a multiple processor system are greatly influenced by the interconnection network used to connect them. – Single bus – Multi-bus system P P P M M M P P P M M M Fundamentals of Computer Organization and Architecture Mostafa Abd-El-Barr & Hesham El-Rewini
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11.1 Introduction – Multi-stage Interconnection Network – Crossbar system Fundamentals of Computer Organization and Architecture Mostafa Abd-El-Barr & Hesham El-Rewini
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11.2 Classification of Computer Architectures • Flynn’s Classification: –S ISD : –S
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11.2 Classification of Computer Architectures • Flynn’s Classification: –M ISD : –M
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11.2 Classification of Computer Architectures • Kuck Classification Scheme: Fundamentals of Computer Organization and Architecture Mostafa Abd-El-Barr & Hesham El-Rewini
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11.2 Classification of Computer
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