Introduction to the Cell multiprocessor

J. A. Kahle, M. N. Day, H. P. Hofstee, C. R. Johns, T. R. Maeurer, D. Shippy
2005 IBM Journal of Research and Development  
This paper provides an introductory overview of the Cell multiprocessor. Cell represents a revolutionary extension of conventional microprocessor architecture and organization. The paper discusses the history of the project, the program objectives and challenges, the design concept, the architecture and programming models, and the implementation.
doi:10.1147/rd.494.0589 fatcat:7nj6ionujfcl7oxmv5vvpfjyhm