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Issue No. 01 - January/February (1992 vol. 12)
ISSN: 0272-1732
pp: 10-22
ABSTRACT
<p>The Scalable Coherent Interface (SCI) (IEEE P1596), which provides bus services by transmitting packets on a collection of point-to-point unidirectional links, is described. Its protocols support cache coherence in a distributed shared-memory multiprocessor model, with message passing, I/O, and LAN communication taking place over fiber optic or wire links. Several ongoing SCI-related projects that apply the SCI technology to new areas or extend it to more difficult problems are also described. Future plans are sketched.</p>
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"The Scalable Coherent Interface and Related Standards Projects", IEEE Micro, vol. 12, no. , pp. 10-22, January/February 1992, doi:10.1109/40.124376
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