The end of Dennard scaling has forced computer system architects to turn their attention from performance to energy efficiency, since the former is now determined by the latter. Drawing from recent research, this talk discusses the challenges of this new era and highlights recent work on tackling them through greater degrees of parallelism and heterogeneity.
* Syllabus: http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~cota/candidacy.html
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