Issue No. 05 - September/October (2017 vol. 37)
Abhishek Bhattacharjee , Rutgers University
The concept of virtual memory is one of the classic computer science abstractions and has long enabled systems that are easy to program and that operate quickly. Today, however, virtual memory faces challenges that pose a threat to the continued progress of computing. This article discusses these threats and presents some promising ways to counter them.
Memory management, Operating systems, Graphics processing units
A. Bhattacharjee, "Preserving Virtual Memory by Mitigating the Address Translation Wall," in IEEE Micro, vol. 37, no. 5, pp. 6-10, 2017.