Atomic operation. How does it guarantee consistency from hardware perspective ? How is it implemented in HW ? As far as I know, atomic instruction makes sure that when it is executed, no other ...
In SMT (simultaneous multithreading) processors which threads share the TLB, how does TLB differentiate one thread's access from the other one? Each thread has its own set of pages loaded into memory, ...
I know virtual memory is a paging file that computer uses to store a part of RAM on hard disk for a running process. But how different is Virtual address space? is it the RAM or hard disk or both?
I was wondering what differences and relations are between logical and virtual memory? How do their purposes differ? Are the relations and differences the same for logical and virtual addresses?