[Beowulf] Tilera to Introduce 64-Core Processor

richard.walsh at comcast.net richard.walsh at comcast.net
Mon Oct 15 19:48:58 PDT 2007




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From: Andrew Piskorski <atp at piskorski.com> 

> On Fri, Oct 12, 2007 at 09:46:35AM -0700, Finch, Ralph wrote: 
> > [I know nothing! Just copy-and-paste from a Usenet group] 
> 
> > Tilera to Introduce 64-Core Processor 
> > By Andy Patrizio 
> > http://www.internetnews.com/ent-news/article.php/3695116 
> 
> This is a commercialization of MIT's RAW chip? 
> 
> There is/was another academic project with an even more interesting 
> sounding design than RAW, but now I can't remember what it's called. 
> Their papers did cite RAW, and explained how they were 
> similar/different. 
> 

Perhaps you are refering to the TRIPS Polymorphic Processor from U of Texas which can be configured to favor ILP, DLP, or TLP application types.   I think I sent out this reference a while back.  It should be in the archives.  
rbw
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