Processors Investigate

A Translation Framework for Executing the Sequential Binary Code on CPU/GPU Based Architectures

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Executive Summary

The method of using DBT (Dynamic Binary Translation) to execute the source ISAs binary code on target platforms has been perplexed by low overhead for many years. GPU as a many-core processor has tremendous computational power. Employing GPU as a coprocessor to parallel execute the hot spot of binary code hold a great promise of substantially reduce the overhead of DBT. This paper presents a novel translation framework for constructing the virtual execution environment aiming at accelerating the process of DBT on CPU/GPU based architectures.

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