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Two Level DLAT Hierarchy Disclosure Number: IPCOM000048572D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-08

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Ngai, CH Wassel, ER [+details]


It is known that the larger the DLAT (Directory Look-Aside Table), the less frequent the need to translate a virtual address through a translation mechanism, hence, higher system performance. But designing such a DLAT will make the cost/performance unattractive, because more high speed array chips and more cooling are required.