An Empirical Evaluation of Semiconductor File Memory as a Disk Cache. John C. Koob Duncan G. Elliott Bruce F. Cockburn VLSI Design Lab ECE Department University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta Canada. Outline. Motivation Extended Storage File Memory Experimental Platform
An Empirical Evaluation of SemiconductorFile Memory as a Disk Cache
John C. Koob
Duncan G. Elliott
Bruce F. Cockburn
VLSI Design Lab
University of Alberta
Source: Computer Architecture, Hennessy & Patterson, 2003
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a return to extended storage
(e.g. multi-level DRAM or hardware compression)
in the non-volatile memory market
Need 39% more file memory for equivalent performance
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