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The faster the computer runs, the more ____ it generates, and the smaller the computer, the harder it is to get rid of it
All of the following are unique features of multiprocessor operating systems except __
manage I/O devices
When a word is referenced, its entire block, called a cache line, is fetched and each cache block is marked as being either ____ or ____.
read-write, read only
When CPUs have independent caches, if one CPU wishes to change some data in memory and if other caches have a ''clean'' copy of what is in memory, they can just ____ their copies and let the writer fetch the cache block from memory before modifying it.
In the accompanying figure there is a crosspoint that is closed allowing connections between the (CPU, memory) pair.
Using the accompanying figure, what switches would have to be closed in order for CPU 0101 to communicate with Memory Address 1011 (Select all that apply)?
0F, 1F, 2G, 3F
All of the following are NUMA machines characteristics except:
Access to remote memory is faster than access to local memory
If a word is present in two or more caches and one of the CPUs modifies the word, it is automatically and atomically removed from all the caches in order to maintain consistency, this process is known as __
An algorithm that initially has a delay of one instruction and then continually doubles the delay until some maximum delay is reached or the lock is no longer busy is known as a ____ algorithm
Scheduling multiple threads at the same time across multiple CPUs is called ____.
Multicomputers are tightly coupled CPUs that do not share memory, each one has its own memory, these systems are also known by a variety of other names ____
When two or more CPUs are accessing unrelated shared variables that just happen to be on the same page this is known as ____ sharing
The total network traffic units distributed between the three nodes are shown in the accompanying figure is ____ units.
An algorithm which is initiated by an under-loaded node on the network that looks for additional work is known as a ____ algorithm.
The set of rules by which particular computers communicate is called a ____.
An Internet protocol that uses a 4 byte addressing system separated by periods is ____.
Internet Protocol version 4
An Internet protocol that uses a 128-bit hexadecimal addressing system is ____
Internet Protocol version 6
When a Web page contains a pointer to another Web page, this pointer is known as a ____
Each Web page on the Internet has a unique address, called a ____.
An item that consists of one or more fields, each of which is a value of some type that are pure data; they do not have any associated methods is known as a ____.
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