Issue No.01 - January/February (2007 vol.27)
Min Xu , VMware
Rastislav Bod? , University of California, Berkeley
Mark D. Hill , University of Wisconsin at Madison
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MM.2007.2
The Flight Data Recorder continually logs memory races in a multithreaded execution, enabling the deterministic replay invaluable for debugging concurrency errors, yet adds only modest hardware to a multicore chip. In experiments, recording incurred less than 2 percent runtime overhead.
multicore, multithreading, determinism, shared-memory race recording, cache coherence
Min Xu, Rastislav Bod?, Mark D. Hill, "A Hardware Memory Race Recorder for Deterministic Replay", IEEE Micro, vol.27, no. 1, pp. 48-55, January/February 2007, doi:10.1109/MM.2007.2