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A completely updated edition of this overview of modern computer architecture. Examines alternatives to classical low-level von Neumann computer architecture, discussing the problems of classical architecture and new solutions to these problems. Illustrates new concepts through in-depth case studies of the Intel APX 432, IBM's SWARD, and other machines. State-of-the-art concepts covered include tagged storage, capability-based addressing, process management, protection domains, and error detection
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Glenford Myers (born December 12, 1946) is an American computer scientist, entrepreneur, and author. He founded two successful high-tech companies (RadiSys and IP Fabrics), authored eight textbooks in the computer sciences, and made important contributions in microprocessor architecture.