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High Performance Computer Architecture


The HPCA course covers performance measurement, pipelining, and improved parallelism through various means.

The HPCA course covers performance measurement, pipelining, and improved parallelism through various means.

Last Updated March 7, 2022


No experience required

Course Lessons

Lesson 1

Course Information

Lesson 2


Lesson 3

Metrics and Evaluation

Lesson 4


Lesson 5


Lesson 6


Lesson 7


Lesson 8

Instruction Scheduling

Lesson 9

ReOrder Buffer

Lesson 10

Problem Set Inter. & Except.

Lesson 11

Memory Ordering

Lesson 12

Compiler ILP

Lesson 13


Lesson 14

Sample Midterm

Lesson 15

Cache Review

Lesson 16

Virtual Memory

Lesson 17

Advanced Caches

Lesson 18

Advanced Caches Problem Set

Lesson 19


Lesson 20


Lesson 21

Fault Tolerance

Lesson 22


Lesson 23

Multi-Processing Problem Set

Lesson 24

Cache Coherence

Lesson 25


Lesson 26

Memory Consistency

Lesson 27

Many Cores

Lesson 28

Sample Final

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