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CS61C Machine Structures

UCB's course from Spring 2015.

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Modules

Lecture Checklist

  • 1: Intro, Number Representation
  • 2: C Intro, Pointers
  • 3: C Arrays, Strings, Pointers
  • 4: C Memory Mangement, Usage
  • 5: Intro to Assembly Language, MIPS Intro
  • 6: MIPS, MIPS Functions
  • 7: MIPS Instruction Formats
  • 8: Compiler, Assembler, Linker, Loader (CALL)
  • 9: Intro to Synchronous Digital Systems (SDS), Logic
  • 10: Functional Units, FSMs
  • 11: MIPS Datapath, Single-Cycle Control Intro
  • 12: MIPS Single-Cycle Control, Pipelining Intro
  • 13: MIPS Pipelining Hazards
  • 14: Memory Hierarchy, Fully Associative Caches
  • 15: Caches: Direct-mapped, Set-associative, Performance
  • 16: Multilevel Caches, Cache Questions
  • 17: Performance, Floating Point, Tech Trends
  • 18: Flynn Taxonomy, Data-Level Parallelism
  • 19: Amdahl's Law, Thread-Level Parallelism, OpenMP Intro
  • 20: Cache Coherence, OpenMP Sharing Issues, Performance
  • 21: Warehouse Scale Computing, MapReduce
  • 22: OS Support, Base and Bounds, Interrupts, Virtual Memory Intro
  • 23: More Virtual Memory, Intro to I/O
  • 24: I/O: DMA, Disks, Networking
  • 25: Dependability: Parity, ECC, RAID
  • 26: Summary, What's Next?