6.172 Performance Engineering of Software Systems
6.172 Performance Engineering of Software Systems (Fall 2010, MIT OCW). Instructors: Professor Saman Amarasinghe and Professor Charles Leiserson. This course is a hands-on, project-based introduction to building scalable and high-performance software systems. Topics include performance analysis, algorithmic techniques for high performance, instruction-level optimizations, cache and memory hierarchy optimization, parallel programming, and building scalable distributed systems. (from ocw.mit.edu)
|Lecture 04 - Computer Architecture and Performance Engineering|
Overview of computer architecture, profiling a program, and a set of example programs. Student performance on project 1 is also discussed.
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