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Commercial workload performance in the IBM POWER2 RISC System/6000 processor

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5 Author(s)
M. T. Franklin ; IBM RISC System16000 Division, 11400 Burnet Road, Austin, Texas 78758, USA ; W. P. Alexander ; R. Jauhari ; A. M. G. Maynard
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We describe features of the POWER2™ processor and memory subsystem that enhance RISC System/6000® performance of commercial workloads. We explain the performance characteristics of commercial workloads and some of the common benchmarks used to measure them. Our own analysis methods are also described.

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IBM Journal of Research and Development  (Volume:38 ,  Issue: 5 )