|Title||Designing linear storage hierarchies so as to maximize reliability subject to cost and performance constraints|
|Publication Type||Conference Paper|
|Year of Publication||1980|
|Conference Name||Proceedings International Symposium on Computer Architecture|
A geometric programming model is proposed to determine the optimal design of the CPU and its matching storage hierarchy. The objective function is the maximization of system reliability subject to performance and budgetary limitations. Examples illustrating the use of the model are presented.