Browse by Author "Zilles, Craig"
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Baugh, Lee W.; Zilles, Craig (2006-05)Transactional memory (TM) is a compelling alternative to traditional synchronization, and implementing TM primitives directly in hardware offers a potential performance advantage over software-based methods. In this paper, ...
Zilles, Craig; Rajwar, Ravi (2007-03)Transactional Memory (TM) has been proposed as an alternative implementation of mutual exclusion that avoids many of the drawbacks of locks (e.g., deadlock, reliance on the programmer to associate shared data with locks, ...
Neelakantam, Naveen; Zilles, Craig (2007-01)In this paper, we advocate for a general-purpose, fine-grain memory protection mechanism for use by applications and software development tools. The hardware component of this mechanism consists of two bits (fault-on-read ...