Issue No. 03 - May/June (2007 vol. 27)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MM.2007.56
Kenneth Hoste , Ghent University
Lieven Eeckhout , Ghent University
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
L. Eeckhout and K. Hoste, "Microarchitecture-Independent Workload Characterization," in IEEE Micro, vol. 27, no. , pp. 63-72, 2007.