CMTS: An Experimental Evaluation of Relocation Hardware

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Author(s)Mascall AJ, Snow CR
Series Editor(s)Shaw B
Publication type Report
Series TitleComputing Laboratory Technical Report Series
Source Publication DateNovember 1972
Report Number39
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An experiment is described in which the performance characteristics of two dissimilar pieces of hardware are compared using almost identical software. The performance of a set of batch-orientated jobs was measured while running on one machine with dynamic relocation, and on another with a conventional addressing mechanism, with almost identical operating systems in each case. A simple model is described which models the performance of the two systems approximately, and is used to predict the performance ained by increasing the amount of immediate access memory.
InstitutionComputing Laboratory, The University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Place PublishedNewcastle upon Tyne
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