ISCA, the International Symposium for Computer Architecture is an IEEE conference that usually we don’t tend to hear from all that often in the public. The main reason for this is that most sessions and papers tend to be more academically oriented, and thus generally quite a bit further away from the practice of what we see in real products. This year, the conference has changed its format in adding an industry track of sessions, with presentations and papers from various companies in the industry, covering actual commercial products out there in the wild. Amongst the sessions, Samsung’s SARC (Samsung Austin R&D Centre) CPU development team has presented a paper titled “Evolution of the Samsung Exynos CPU Architecture”, detailing the team’s efforts over its 8-year...
Intel has been building up this year to its eventual release of its first widely available consumer 10nm Core processor, codenamed "Ice Lake". The new SoC has an improved...107 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 7/30/2019
It has been hard to miss the fact that Intel has been vacuuming up a lot of industry talent, which brings with them a lot of experience. Renduchintala, Koduri...149 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 12/12/2018
Hot Chips is an annual conference that allows semiconductor companies to present their latest and greatest ideas or forthcoming products in an academic-style environment, and is predominantly aimed as...104 by Ian Cutress on 8/23/2016