Memory systems

cache, DRAM, Disk

Bruce Jacob, Spencer W. Ng, David T. Wang ; with contributions by Samuel Rodriguez.

System Number: 002324755
Main Author: Jacob, Bruce
Author(s): Ng, Spencer W.
Wang, David T.
Format: Book Print
Language: English
Publication: Amsterdam : Elsevier/Morgan Kaufmann, c2008.
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Table of Contents:
  • On memory systems and their design
  • An overview of cache principles
  • Logical organization
  • Management of cache contents
  • Management of cache consistency
  • Implementation issues
  • Cache case studies
  • Overview of DRAMs
  • DRAM device organization : basic circuits and architecture
  • DRAM system signaling and timing
  • DRAM memory system organization
  • Basic DRAM memory-access protocol
  • Evolutionary developments of DRAM device architecture
  • DRAM memory controller
  • The fully buffered DIMM memory system
  • Memory system design analysis
  • Overview of disks
  • The physical layer
  • The data layer
  • Performance issues and design trade-offs
  • Drive interface
  • Operational performance improvement
  • The cache layer
  • Performance testing
  • Storage subsystems
  • The case for holistic design
  • Analysis of cost and performance
  • Power and leakage
  • Memory errors and error correction
  • Virtual memory.