The course will cover the following:
This chapter from Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) intends to provide an overview on multicore architectures. The chapter discusses the evolution of the architecture leading to multicore architecture. The generic block diagram of a multicore architecture is discussed followed by Intel Multicore Architecture.
Introduction to multicore architecture: Evolution of Computer Architecture Trends; Fundamentals of Parallel Computers; Need for multicore architectures