CPU Caches and Why You Care

13th April 2011 in Oxford at Oxford Barceló Hotel

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This session provides a wide-ranging overview of your CPU caches, how they operate, and how that affects high-level decisions on things like data structures and traversal strategies. Both single- and multi-threaded execution are considered.


CPU Caches and Why You Care

Scott Meyers

Scott Meyers is one of the world's foremost authorities on C++. He wrote the best-selling Effective C++ series (Effective C++, More Effective C++, and Effective STL) and recently published training materials on C++0x and on using C++ in embedded syst