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Welcome to class!

 

Course Schedule

 

Week

Lect.

Date

Day

Lecture

Notes

Due

Chptr(s)

1

1

8/26

Tue

Review: Pipeline, Performance, Cache, Virtual Memory

pdf, ppt

 

1

 

2

8/28

Thu

Review: Moore's Law, Cost.

pdf, ppt

HW #0 DUE
Moore's Law reading
Conference Call Sign-Up: You MUST call the Cal VIEW office at (510) 642-5776 to sign up for the MANDATORY introductory conf. call with Yujia on 8/28 at 10 am PT.

 

2

3

9/2

Tue

Caches and Memory systems (Kubi)

pdf, ppt

 

5

 

4

9/4

Thu

Memory Systems continued (Kubi)

pdf, ppt

Liptay Cache reading

 

3

 

9/8

Mon

 

 

HW #1 Due

 

 

5

9/9

Tue

Storage: Disks, Tapes, RAID

pdf, ppt

 

7

 

6

9/11

Thu

Storage: Fault Terminology, Gray, Queuing Theory

pdf, ppt

Gray Turing reading

 

4

 

9/15

Mon

 

 

HW #2 Due

 

 

7

9/16

Tue

Storage:  Benchmarks, Examples

pdf, ppt

Hennessy Future reading

 

 

8

9/18

Thu

Networks: Definitions, Metrics, Media, Projects

pdf, ppt

 

8

5

 

9/22

Mon

 

 

HW #3 Due

 

 

9

9/23

Tue

Networks : Protocols, Routing, Wireless

pdf, ppt

Amdahl's Law reading

 

 

10

9/25

Thu

Networks: Clusters, Google, Cell Phone

pdf, ppt

 

 

6

 

9/29

Mon

 

 

 

 

 

11

9/30

Tue

Multiprocessors: motivation, classification, apps

pdf, ppt

 

6

 

12

10/2

Thu

Multiprocessors: Snooping Protocol, Directory Protocol, Synchronization, Consistency 

pdf, ppt

Flash v. Flash reading

 

7

 

10/6

Mon

 

 

HW #4 Due

 

 

13

10/7

Tue

Multiprocessors: Measurements, Crosscutting Issues, Examples, Fallacies & Pitfalls

pdf, ppt

Conference Call Sign - Up:
Please call the Cal VIEW office
at (510) 642-5776 to sign up for
the conf. call with Yujia

 

 

 

10/9

Thu

NO Lectures BROADCAST

 


Conference call: with Yujia to review for midterm at 10am PT.

 

8

 

10/13

Mon

 

 

MIDTERM Distributed

 

 

 

10/14

Tue

NO Lectures BROADCAST

 

 

 

 

 

10/16

Thu

NO Lectures BROADCAST

 

 

 

 

 

10/17

Fri

NO Lectures BROADCAST

 

 

 

9

 

10/20

Mon

 

 

MIDTERM 1 DUE: must be postmarked by 10/20.

 

 

14

10/23

Thu

Instruction Set: MIPS, DSP

pdf, ppt

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

15

10/28

Tue

Instruction Set: Vector, Multimedia (Kozyrakis)

pdf, ppt

Cray 1 reading

 

 

16

10/30

Thu

Dynamic Pipeline: Tomasulo, Reorder Buffers

pdf, ppt

 

3

11

 

11/3

Mon

 

 

HW #5 Due  

 

 

17

11/4

Tue

Dynamic Pipeline: Branch prediction, ILP limits

pdf, ppt

Emer genetic branch reading

 

 

18

11/6

Thu

Dynamic Wrapup: Examples and SMT

pdf, ppt

 

4

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19

11/11

Tue

Static Pipeline : VLIW, static branch prediction, IA-64

pdf, ppt

VLIW reading

 

 

20

11/13

Thu

Static Pipeline Wrapup

pdf, ppt

Flynn reading

 

13

 

11/17

Mon

 

 

HW #6 Due

 

 

21

11/18

Tue

How to Have a Bad Academic Career

pdf, ppt

 

 

 

22

11/20

Thu

 

 

 

 

 

 

TBA

 

 

 

Conference Call Sign-Up:
Please call the Cal VIEW office
at (510) 642-5776 to sign up for
the conf. call scheduled with
Prof. Patterson.

 

 

 

TBA

 

 

 

Conference Call: with
Professor Patterson.

 

14

 

12/1

Mon

 

 

HW #7 Due

 

 

 

12/2

Tue

 

 

Conference Call Sign-Up:
Please call the Cal VIEW office
at (510) 642-5776 to sign up for
the conf. call with Yujia for final
on 12/4.

 

 

 

12/4

Thu

NO Lectures BROADCAST

 

Conference Call: with Yujia to
review for final at 10am PT.

 

15

 

12/8

Mon

NO Lectures BROADCAST

 

FINAL EXAM
DISTRIBUTED

 

 

 

12/13

Fri

NO Lectures BROADCAST

 

 

 

16

 

12/15

Mon

 

 

FINAL EXAM DUE on Monday: Must be
postmarked by 12/15.

 

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