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Improving quasi-dynamic schedules through region slip

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4 Author(s)
Spadini, F. ; Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA ; Fahs, B. ; Patel, S. ; Lumetta, Steven S.

Modern processors perform dynamic scheduling to achieve better utilization of execution resources. A schedule created at run-time is often better than one created at compile-time as it can dynamically adapt to specific events encountered at execution-time. In this paper, we examine some fundamental impediments to effective static scheduling. More specifically, we examine the question of why schedules generated quasi-dynamically by a low-level runtime optimizer and executed on a statically scheduled machine perform worse than using a dynamically-scheduled approach. We observe that such schedules suffer because of region boundaries and a skewed distribution of parallelism towards the beginning of a region. To overcome these limitations, we investigate a new concept, region slip, in which the schedules of different statically-scheduled regions can be interleaved in the processor issue queue to reduce the region boundary effects that cause empty issue slots.

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Code Generation and Optimization, 2003. CGO 2003. International Symposium on

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23-26 March 2003

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