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Issue No.01 - January/February (2011 vol.31)
pp: 11-19
Doe Hyun Yoon , The University of Texas at Austin
Mattan Erez , The University of Texas at Austin
ABSTRACT
<p>Virtualized error checking and correcting (ECC) is a scheme that virtualizes memory-error correction. Unlike traditional uniform ECC, which provides a fixed level of error tolerance, virtualized ECC enables flexible memory protection by mapping redundant information needed for correcting errors onto the memory namespace. Additionally, virtualized ECC enables error-correction mechanisms that can adapt to user and system demands.</p>
INDEX TERMS
Error correction, fault tolerance, memory systems, reliability, error checking and correcting, ECC
CITATION
Doe Hyun Yoon, Mattan Erez, "Virtualized ECC: Flexible Reliability in Main Memory", IEEE Micro, vol.31, no. 1, pp. 11-19, January/February 2011, doi:10.1109/MM.2010.103
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