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Mapping of memory addresses to physical modules in Windows XP

I plan to run 32-bit Windows XP on a workstation with dual processors, based on Intel's Nehalem microarchitecture, and triple channel RAM. Even though XP is limited to 4 GB of RAM, my understanding is ...
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Cache coherence literature for big (>=16CPU) systems

What books and articles can you recommend to learn basis of cache coherence problems in big SMP systems (which are NUMA and ccNUMA really) with >=16 cpu sockets? Something like SGI Altix architecture ...
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Should I use NUMA or SMP with Vista 64-bit?

My Dell Precision T5500 workstation has an option in the BIOS for changing the memory mode between SMP and NUMA. Which of these options should I use with Vista 64-bit? Does Vista support NUMA? ...
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Is there a way to run a job exclusively on a chip?

We've got a bunch of large (1TB+) NUMA machines at work and have been getting a lot of noise in benchmarking. We've noticed that run times for our application are very consistent from one run to the ...
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Determine PCIe device NUMA node

Assuming fairly recent Linux OS, is there an easy way to determine to which NUMA node the PCIe slot, where a device is plugged in, belongs?