Device for controlling the access to a cache structure

 Status:
Granted
 Publication number:
EP2709017 (B1)
 Priority date:
 Inventor:
Jaume Abella Ferrer,  Usuari Extern,  Francisco Javier Cazorla Almeida
 Applicant:
Barcelona Supercomputing Center - Centro Nacional De Supercomputacion (BSC-CNS)

Abstract

The invention relates to a device for controlling the access to a cache structure comprising multiple cache sets during the execution of at least one computer program, the device comprising a module for generating seed values during the execution of the at least one computer program; a parametric hash function module for generating a cache set identifier to access the cache structure, the identifier being generated by combining a seed value generated by the module for generating seed values and predetermined bits of an address to access a main memory associated to the cache structure.

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Patent family

  • EP2709017 (A1) - EP2709017 (B1) – EP GRANTED (Validation states: DE, ES, FR, SE, FI, GB)
  • US2014082284 (A1) - US9396119 (B2) – US GRANTED
  • CN103823763 (A) – Chinese Application
  • JP2014059871 (A) – Japanese Application
  • ES2546072 (T3) – Spanish Translation