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In the IEEE TCCA Newsletter (October 1997). (An earlier version appeared in WCAE3, February 1997.) RSIM: An ExecutionDriven Simulator for ILPBased
 

Summary: In the IEEE TCCA Newsletter (October 1997). (An earlier version appeared in WCAE­3, February 1997.)
RSIM: An Execution­Driven Simulator for ILP­Based
Shared­Memory Multiprocessors and Uniprocessors
Vijay S. Pai, Parthasarathy Ranganathan, and Sarita V. Adve
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Rice University
Houston, Texas
http://www­ece.rice.edu/¸rsim
Abstract
This paper describes RSIM -- the Rice Simulator
for ILP Multiprocessors -- Version 1.0. RSIM sim­
ulates shared­memory multiprocessors (and unipro­
cessors) built from processors that aggressively ex­
ploit instruction­level parallelism (ILP). RSIM is
execution­driven and models state­of­the­art ILP pro­
cessors, an aggressive memory system, and a multi­
processor coherence protocol and interconnect, includ­
ing contention at all resources. Although originally
designed as a research tool, RSIM is also being used
successfully in both undergraduate and graduate com­

  

Source: Adve, Sarita - Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences