This case study examines the architectural improvements made to the Intel® Xeon® E5 v3 processor family in order to improve the performance of the Galois/Counter Mode of AES block encryption.
Coarse-grained locks, and the importance of transactions, are key concepts that motivate why Intel Transactional Synchronization Extensions (TSX) is useful. I’ll do my best to explain them in this
We have released details of Intel® Transactional Synchronization Extensions (TSX) for the future multicore processor code-named “Haswell”.
Imagine this scenario: you walk into the airport lounge, waiting for a flight that is now delayed by three hours.
It has been almost a year since the Haswell new instructions have been announced b
Intel® Transactional Synchronization Extensions (Intel® TSX) is perhaps one of the most non-trivial extensions of instruction set architecture introduced in the 4th generation Intel® Cor
The world’s largest game developer conference is officially over, and what a week it was!
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