NUMA Concepts

Here is a collection of NUMA FAQs which will help you understand NUMA concepts and terminology. From sourceforge:

http://lse.sourceforge.net/numa/faq/

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Here is a link to the same sourceforge project showing some diagrams contrasting SMP and NUMA architectures.

http://lse.sourceforge.net/numa/faq/system_descriptions.html

The following link describes the current status of NUMA features in the Linux kernel:

http://lse.sourceforge.net/numa/status/

This link contains some descriptive text explaining some key NUMA features.

http://lse.sourceforge.net/numa/status/description.htm

Don't forget to review the Documentation subdirectory for more information on NUMA concepts and features.

For some exciting reading, check out these files in any recent Linux source tree:

../Documentation/cpusets.txt
../Documentation/numastat.txt
../Documentation/vm/numa
../Documentation/vm/page_migration

This is the sourceforge project page for the LSE (Linux scalability effort) subproject called NUMA. This would be a good place to start reading about NUMA support on Linux.

http://lse.sourceforge.net/numa/