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CMTS: An Experimental Evaluation of Relocation Hardware

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Charles Snow

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Abstract

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.


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Author(s): Mascall AJ, Snow CR

Series Editor(s): Shaw B

Publication type: Report

Series Title: Computing Laboratory Technical Report Series

Year: 1972

Pages: [36]

Source Publication Date: November 1972

Report Number: 39

Institution: Computing Laboratory, The University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Place Published: Newcastle upon Tyne


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