Preserving Virtual Memory by Mitigating the Address Translation Wall

Abhishek Bhattacharjee

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The concept of virtual memory is one of the classic computer science abstractions and has long enabled systems that are easy to program and that operate quickly. Today, however, virtual memory faces challenges that pose a threat to the continued progress of computing. This article discusses these threats and presents some promising ways to counter them.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number8065012
Pages (from-to)6-10
Number of pages5
JournalIEEE Micro
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 1 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


  • big data
  • hardware accelerators
  • memory technologies
  • virtual memory

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