Gartner Research

IBM Code Packs a Punch

Published: 09 November 1998

ID: G0073893

Analyst(s): Tom Starnes

Summary

IBM recently revealed a clever method of greatly reducing the amount of memory that a microprocessor requires to store its program; the method typically eliminates a third of the memory otherwise required. Impacting performance by less than 10 percent, the method also has some fantastic advantages offered by no other technique.

Table Of Contents
  • Clever CodePack
  • Others' Approaches Have Limitations
  • Impact

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