Parallel Computer Architecture

  • Instructor: Erica Sandoval
  • Lectures: 9
  • Students: 877
  • Duration: 10 weeks

Parallel Computer Architecture is the method of organizing all the resources to maximize the performance and the programmability within the limits given by technology and the cost at any instance of time. It adds a new dimension in the development of computer system by using more and more number of processors. This tutorial covers the basics related to Parallel Computer Architecture, discussing the various concepts and terminologies associated with the topic.


This course by Academy Europe has been prepared for students pursuing either a master’s degree or a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, particularly those who are keen to learn about Parallel Computer Architecture.


In this tutorial, all the topics have been explained from elementary level. Therefore, a beginner can understand this tutorial very easily. However if you have a prior knowledge of computer architecture in general, then it will be quite easy to grasp the concepts explained here.

  • Parallel Computer Architecture - Introduction 0/1

  • Convergence of Parallel Architectures 0/1

  • Parallel Computer Architecture - Models 0/1

  • Processor in Parallel Systems 0/1

  • Multiprocessors and Multicomputers 0/1

  • Cache Coherence and Synchronization 0/1

  • Hardware Software Tradeoffs 0/1

  • Interconnection Network Design 0/1

  • Latency Tolerance 0/1

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Erica Sandoval is an artificial intelligence instructor and course content presenter at Academy Europe. She is an expert in instructional design and teaching. She supplements her knowledge in E-learning and Educational Technology by using AI and TTS elements.