Issue No.03 - May/June (2007 vol.27)
Kenneth Hoste , Ghent University
Lieven Eeckhout , Ghent University
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MM.2007.56
For computer designers, understanding the characteristics of workloads running on current and future computer systems is of utmost importance during microprocessor design. A microarchitecture-independent method ensures an accurate characterization of inherent program behavior and avoids the weaknesses of microarchitecture-dependent metrics.
measurement techniques, modeling techniques, performance attributes, workload characterization
Kenneth Hoste, Lieven Eeckhout, "Microarchitecture-Independent Workload Characterization", IEEE Micro, vol.27, no. 3, pp. 63-72, May/June 2007, doi:10.1109/MM.2007.56