TitleSPARC version 9: adding 64-bit addressing and robustness to an existing RISC architecture
CreditsDitzel, David R.
PublisherUniversity Video Communications
Copyright HolderComputer History Museum
DescriptionFrom University Video Communications' catalog:
"SPARC started as a 32-bit RISC (reduced instruction set architecture). This talk describes the evolution of SPARC to a full 64-bit architecture, and the design decisions that drove those changes. In addition to extending the address range, a number of changes were made to better support compilers, operating systems, superscalar implementations, context switching, and fault tolerant systems."