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Compact Global Table for Management of Multiple Caches

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000037341D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Toney, EV [+details]

Abstract

Multiprocessor systems typically have multiple cache storages sharing a common main store, and a system management facility for maintaining data integrity. This article describes an efficient scheme for such management especially useful where the number of processors with individual cache storages is more than a few.