I had an interesting question come across my desk a few days ago: “Is it still worthwhile to understand T-states?” My first response was to think, “Huh? What the heck is a T-state?”
I don’t know if any of you have noticed but Intel® has a tendency to emphasize its own homegrown tools. This isn’t bad as Intel has some of the best.
Advanced Computer Concepts for the (Not So) Common Chef: Memory Hierarchy: Of Registers, Cache & Memory
After introducing this series of blogs, we established some
Since that brief aside on terminology is out of the way, let us continue with the kitchen analogy.
While talking to a very intelligent but non-engineer colleague, I found myself needing to explain the threading and other components of the current and next generation Intel® Xeon Phi™ archit
OF COURSE, I KNOW WHAT A THREAD IS….DON’T I?
Now that we know what a core is, let’s dive into another source of confusion.
Before we start, I will use the next two blogs to clear up some terminology. If you are familiar with these concepts, I give you permission to jump to the next section.