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Overlapped Checkpointing

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000069790D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Lucas, DJ [+details]

Abstract

This article describes a mechanism for reducing cache deadlock probability on a store-in-cache multiprocessor, also having hardware-controlled checkpointing, without incurring degradation.