07085889 is referenced by 2 patents and cites 53 patents.

A context identifier is used in a cache memory apparatus. The context identifier may be written into the tag of a cache line or may be written as an addition to the tag of a cache line, during cache write operation. During a cache read operation, the context identifier of as issued instruction may be compared with the context identifier in the cache line's tag. The cache line's data block may be transferred if the context identifiers and the tags match.

Title
Use of a context identifier in a cache memory
Application Number
10/104815
Publication Number
7085889 (B2)
Application Date
March 22, 2002
Publication Date
August 1, 2006
Inventor
Venkat K S Venkatraman
Hillsboro
OR, US
Michael D Upton
Portland
OR, US
Aravindh Baktha
Portland
OR, US
Per Hammarlund
Hillsboro
OR, US
Agent
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
Assignee
Intel Corporation
CA, US
IPC
G06F 12/00
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