Non-Uniform Memory Architecture: Dual Processor AMD Opteron tested

Posted on Saturday, Aug 13 2005 @ 03:38 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Non-Uniform Memory Architecture (NUMA) as a special type of memory organization in multi-processor AMD Opteron platforms has been existing for a long time already — one can say since the announcement of AMD Opteron 200 and 800 that support multi-processor configurations. But we still haven't carried out a low level analysis of its advantages and disadvantages. That will be the subject of this article. Fortunately, our lab has a dual-processor system based on AMD Opteron CPUs. But at first let's revise the key features of this architecture. Read more at Digit Life.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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