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A novel multicast scheme to reduce cache invalidation overheads in DSM systems

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3 Author(s)
Zhiyu Zhou ; Inst. of Comput. Technol., Acad. Sinica, Beijing, China ; Weisong Shi ; Zhimin Tang

Directory-based write-invalidate cache coherence protocols have been widely used in distributed shared memory (DSM) systems, in which cache invalidation overheads occupy a large part of the system overheads. In this paper, we propose a novel tree-based multidestination multicast scheme TBM which involves a new efficient multidestination message format. TBM combines the best features of two existing approaches: tree-based multicast and multidestination message passing. With the new scheme, only one invalidation message and less than 2[log2(n+1)]-1 acknowledgement messages are required in one cache invalidation transaction when n processor nodes have the copies of the cache block. Detailed analysis and simulation in 2D mesh show that TBM is preferable to traditional Umesh, Hamiltonian Path and BRCP-HL multicast schemes, which indicates that current and future DSM systems can take advantage of this scheme to deliver better performance

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Performance, Computing, and Communications Conference, 2000. IPCCC '00. Conference Proceeding of the IEEE International

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Feb 2000

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