Do you ask yourself the following questions? (And if you do, why didn’t you participate in the Imagine Cup?)

  • What are the appropriate algorithms, and how do they scale?
  • What is up with all of this second-guessing the cache coherence protocol?
  • The illusion of shared memory.
  • Where does the analogy break?

This paper helps you to get answers:

http://www.barrelfish.org/barrelfish_hotos09.pdf

This paper is a good read, and I challenge you to see if you couldn’t add to this research, which was published in 2009!

 

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