Bernard Murphy talked to Kurt Shuler to get an update on the Arteris IP CodaCache IP. That led to some insights not just on what has changed but also why last level cache is so important in this new SemiWiki blog:
That Last Level Cache is Pretty Important
April 21st, 2020 - By Bernard Murphy
Last-level cache seemed to me like one of those, yeah I get it, but sort of obscure technical corners that only uber-geek cache specialists would care about. Then I stumbled on an AnandTech review on the iPhone 11 Pro and Max and started to understand that this contributes to more than just engineering satisfaction.
For more information, please download this paper: https://www.arteris.com/download-technical-paper-codacache-helping-to-break-the-memory-wall