This PTS course is equivalent to COMP 2721. Developers and IT professionals are shown how to evaluate competing computer system architectures and build performance into their systems and software applications. The features of modern microarchitectures such as pipelining, cache memory, branch prediction, and out-of-order execution are discussed. Students will also compare and evaluate hardware architectures from the Intel Pentium and Sun UltraSPARC CPU families. Topics include: switching technologies, error correction, I/O devices, digital logic, arithmetic and memory circuits, and instruction sets. Successful participants in this course will develop skills to help them understand, evaluate and recommend appropriate computer system architecture for a specific application. This course will be offered in the January and April terms.
Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.
Wed Jan 08 - Thu Apr 02 12 Weeks
|Jan 08 - Apr 01||Online|
|Jan 09 - Apr 02||Thu||18:30 - 22:00||BBY SE12 Rm. 309|
TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim
Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Fall 2006
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