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Analytical Studies of Strategies for Utilization of Cache Memory in Computers

Satya N. Majumdar, Jaikumar Radhakrishnan

posted on 01 January 2000

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We analyze quantitatively several strategies for better utilization of the {em cache} or the {em {fast access}} memory in computers. We define a performance factor $alpha$ that denotes the fraction of the cache area utilized when the main memory is accessed at random. We calculate $alpha$ exactly for different competing strategies, including the hash-rehash and the skewed-associative strategies which were earlier analyzed via simulations.