Storage Addressing Method Which Provides Invisible Virtual Address Translation
Original Publication Date: 1979-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-19
In many systems, Virtual Address Translation (VAT) and key checking have been regarded as an overhead to any memory access. With the use of+ today's large memory chips with multiplexed address lines, this is no longer true. Since part of the Virtual Address corresponds directly to the Real Address, it can be used to start addressing main memory while translation and checking are performed on the other bits.