Re: [RFC PATCH] alispinlock: acceleration from lock integration on multi-core platform

From: Ling Ma
Date: Fri Jan 08 2016 - 17:48:07 EST

2016-01-06 2:46 GMT+08:00 Waiman Long <waiman.long@xxxxxxx>:
> On 12/31/2015 03:09 AM, wrote:
>> From: Ma Ling<>
>> Hi ALL,
>> Wire-latency(RC delay) dominate modern computer performance,
>> conventional serialized works cause cache line ping-pong seriously,
>> the process spend lots of time and power to complete.
>> specially on multi-core platform.
>> However if the serialized works are sent to one core and executed
>> when lock contention happens, that can save much time and power,
>> because all shared data are located in private cache of one core.
>> We call the mechanism as Acceleration from Lock Integration
>> (ali spinlock)

> You should include additional patches that illustrate the possible use cases and performance improvement before and after the patches. This will allow the reviewers to actually try it out and play with it.
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