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Cache index-aware memory allocation

Dave Dice
Senior Research Scientist

Cache index-Aware memory allocation(under submission) by Dave Dice, Yehuda Afek and Adam Morrison. We describe a relatively simple set of changes to malloc allocators that may reduce the conflict miss rate of applications accessing blocks returned by malloc.

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Comments ( 2 )
  • Damon Hart-Davis Tuesday, September 7, 2010

    Very good: of course it should have occurred to me as a problem, which it didn't, never mind having a cheap general-purpose fix!

    Rgds

    Damon


  • Bo Zhou Thursday, October 7, 2010

    Awesome !


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