Reconfigurable Computing: Accelerating Computation with by Maya B. Gokhale, Paul S. Graham

By Maya B. Gokhale, Paul S. Graham

This quantity is exclusive: the 1st complete exposition of the interesting new box of Reconfigurable Computing with FPGAs. through mapping algorithms at once into programmable common sense, FPGA accelerators supply and convey 10X-100X functionality raises over microprocessors for a wide variety of program domain names. Reconfigurable computing is located in nearly each computing milieu, from satellites to supercomputers. through loading new circuits onto the FPGA, or maybe editing components of the circuit in the course of operation, reconfigurable pcs in achieving functionality rivaling application-specific built-in circuits (ASICs), but are equipped from commodity parts.The authors are one of the originators of Reconfigurable Computing and are well-known leaders within the box. Drawing on their deep familiarity with RC, they survey each element of the sector, from FPGA equipment structure, reconfigurable platforms architectures, programming languages and compilation instruments to the appliance domain names of sign processing, photo processing, community safeguard, bioinformatics, and supercomputing. even if citations to unique resources are ample, however, the publication is available to the technological know-how and know-how practitioner and scholar.

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The distinguishing factor in this architecture is that the FPGA board communicates with conventional processors as well as other FPGA boards through a high-bandwidth, low-latency interconnection network. Unlike the accelerator card architecture, communication 46 3 Reconfigurable Computing Systems FPGA FPGA FPGA FPGA Mem XBar Mem Mem XBar Mem FPGA FPGA FPGA FPGA Inter−Board Connect FPGA FPGA FPGA FPGA Mem XBar Mem Mem XBar Mem FPGA FPGA FPGA FPGA Fig. 11. Massively Parallel FPGA Array with a host computer is an order of magnitude higher bandwidth, and latency is on the order of microseconds.

2 Task Level Parallelism Task level parallelism has two major categories. The relationship between tasks can be either peer-to-peer or client/server. In a peer-to-peer parallel system the parallel activity can be at a process level or the finer granularity thread level. 4, each process has its own separate address space. In order to communicate state, a process must send a message and the destination process(es) must 40 3 Reconfigurable Computing Systems explicitly receive the message. Several different sorts of messaging protocols may be used.

Design Cycle design. There have been several research efforts to provide performance estimates of hardware performance from algorithmic description. [137] developed a methodology to evaluate regular dataflow designs such as multimedia algorithms. In this work, a 23-component vector is created to characterize a design. The vector includes the I/O’s, the number of arithmetic and logical operations, the degree of parallelism, and the number of iterations. The methodology was applied to six benchmarks to predict area, frequency, throughput, latency, and I/O.

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