Architectural Themes

Looking over the numerous independent high-performance computer designs in the 1970's-90's, one can discern several themes or schools of thought which span a number of architectures. The following pages will try to put those in some kind of perspective.

Contributions of additional links to seminal articles in these categories are more than welcome.

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Dealing with Memory Latency

Vector Processing

Parallel Processing

Massive Parallelism


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