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This class is offered as CS6290 at Georgia Tech where it is a part of the Online Masters Degree (OMS). Taking this course here will not earn credit towards the OMS degree.

The course begins with a lesson on performance measurement, which leads to a discussion on the necessity of performance improvement.

Pipelining, the first level of performance refinement, is reviewed. The weaknesses of pipelining will be exposed and explored, and various solutions to these issues will be studied. The student will learn hardware, software, and compiler based solutions to these issues.

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High Performance Computer Architecture

byGeorgia Institute of Technology

Enhance your skill set and boost your hirability through innovative, independent learning.

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Milos Prvulovic

Milos Prvulovic

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Catherine Gamboa

Catherine Gamboa

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Prerequisites and Requirements

You must be familiar with Assembly code, the C or C++ programming language, Unix or Linux, and the basics of pipelining.

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Why Take This Course

You will explore the fascinating field of computer architecture, studying the many methods developed to enhance computer performance. The trade-offs and compromises associated with each design and their effects on processor development is a captivating story that will make you a better computer scientist, regardless of your field of study.

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