We would like to thank :
  • Professors Dave Patterson and Eric Brewer for obvious reasons.
  • Rich Fromm (the CS252 TA) for his overall help.
  • David Mazieres for his help on using the Pentium Pro performance counters.
  • John Williams and Sebastian Schmidt for their help on using the Alpha 21064 performance counters.
  • Kim Keeton for her help with choosing benchmark applications and other valuable feedback.
  • Stephen Smoot (and the Berkeley Mpeg group) for providing the source code of mpeg_encode and input sets.
  • Remzi Arpazi-Dusseau for providing the source code of the sorting program.
  • Professor Tom Anderson and Nick Weaver for allowing us to overload their workstations for the measurements.