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Sidestep: Co-Designed Shiftable Memory & Software

Kelly, T.; Kuno, H.; Pickett, M.D.; Boehm, H.; Davis, A.; Golab, W.; Graefe, G.; Harizopoulos, S.; Joisha, P.; Karp, A.; Muralimanohar, N.; Perner, F.; Medeiros- Ribeiro, G.; Seroussi, G.; Simitsis, A.; Tarjan, R.; Williams, R.S.
HP Laboratories


Keyword(s): memory

Abstract: We have designed computer memories that can shift a long user-specified contiguous region a short, fixed distance in constant time. Such memories make possible complementary co-designed software that not only improves performance but also simplifies and unifies solutions to fundamental computing problems including sorting, searching, and data management.

12 Pages

External Posting Date: November 21, 2012 [Fulltext]. Approved for External Publication
Internal Posting Date: November 21, 2012 [Fulltext]

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