A Fast and Extensible DRAM Simulator, with built-in support for modeling many different DRAM technologies including DDRx, LPDDRx, GDDRx, WIOx, HBMx, and various academic proposals. Described in the IEEE CAL 2015 paper by Kim et al. at http://users.ece.cmu.edu/~omutlu/pub/ramulator_dram_simulator-ieee-cal15.pdf
MQSim is a fast and accurate simulator modeling the performance of modern multi-queue (MQ) SSDs as well as traditional SATA based SSDs. MQSim faithfully models new high-bandwidth protocol implementations, steady-state SSD conditions, and the full end-to-end latency of requests in modern SSDs. It is described in detail in the FAST 2018 paper by Arash Tavakkol et al., "MQSim: A Framework for Enabling Realistic Studies of Modern Multi-Queue SSD Devices" (https://people.inf.ethz.ch/omutlu/pub/MQSim-SSD-simulation-framework_fast18.pdf)
Ramulator 2.0 is a modern, modular, extensible, and fast cycle-accurate DRAM simulator. It provides support for agile implementation and evaluation of new memory system designs (e.g., new DRAM standards, emerging RowHammer mitigation techniques). Described in our paper https://people.inf.ethz.ch/omutlu/pub/Ramulator2_arxiv23.pdf
SoftMC is an experimental FPGA-based memory controller design that can be used to develop tests for DDR3 SODIMMs using a C++ based API. The design, the interface, and its capabilities and limitations are discussed in our HPCA 2017 paper: "SoftMC: A Flexible and Practical Open-Source Infrastructure for Enabling Experimental DRAM Studies" <https://people.inf.ethz.ch/omutlu/pub/softMC_hpca17.pdf>
DAMOV is a benchmark suite and a methodical framework targeting the study of data movement bottlenecks in modern applications. It is intended to study new architectures, such as near-data processing. Described by Oliveira et al. (preliminary version at https://arxiv.org/pdf/2105.03725.pdf)
Scrooge is a high-performance pairwise sequence aligner based on the GenASM algorithm. Scrooge includes three novel algorithmic improvements on top of GenASM, and high-performance CPU and GPU implementations. Described by Lindegger et al. at https://doi.org/10.48550/arXiv.2208.09985
BLEND is a mechanism that can efficiently find fuzzy seed matches between sequences to significantly improve the performance and accuracy while reducing the memory space usage of two important applications: 1) finding overlapping reads and 2) read mapping. Described by Firtina et al. (published in NARGAB https://doi.org/10.1093/nargab/lqad004)
DRAM Bender is the first open source DRAM testing infrastructure that can be used to easily and comprehensively test state-of-the-art DDR4 modules of different form factors. Five prototypes are available on different FPGA boards. Described in our preprint: https://arxiv.org/pdf/2211.05838.pdf
RawHash is the first mechanism that can accurately and efficiently map raw nanopore signals to large reference genomes (e.g., a human reference genome) in real-time without using powerful computational resources (e.g., GPUs). Described by Firtina et al. (published at https://academic.oup.com/bioinformatics/article/39/Supplement_1/i297/7210440)
Source code & scripts for experimental characterization and real-system demonstration of RowPress, a widespread read disturbance phenomenon in DRAM that is different from RowHammer. Described in our ISCA'23 paper by Luo et al. at https://people.inf.ethz.ch/omutlu/pub/RowPress_isca23.pdf
Victima is a new software-transparent technique that greatly extends the address translation reach of modern processors by leveraging the underutilized resources of the cache hierarchy, as desribed in the MICRO 2023 paper by Kanellopoulos et al. (https://arxiv.org/pdf/2310.04158/)
Genome-on-Diet is a fast and memory-frugal framework for exemplifying sparsified genomics for read mapping, containment search, and metagenomic profiling. It is much faster & more memory-efficient than minimap2 for Illumina, HiFi, and ONT reads. Described by Alser et al. (preliminary version: https://arxiv.org/abs/2211.08157).
NATSA is the first near-data-processing accelerator for time series analysis based on the Matrix Profile (SCRIMP) algorithm. NATSA exploits modern 3D-stacked High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) to enable efficient and fast matrix profile computation near memory. Described in ICCD 2020 by Fernandez et al. https://people.inf.ethz.ch/omutlu/pub/NATSA_time-series-analysis-near-data_iccd20.pdf
DRAM error-correction code (ECC) simulator incorporating statistical error properties and DRAM design characteristics for inferring pre-correction error characteristics using only the post-correction errors. Described in the 2019 DSN paper by Patel et al.: https://people.inf.ethz.ch/omutlu/pub/understanding-and-modeling-in-DRAM-ECC_dsn19.pdf.
GateSeeder is the first near-memory CPU-FPGA co-design for alleviating both the compute-bound and memory-bound bottlenecks in short and long-read mapping. GateSeeder outperforms Minimap2 by up to 40.3×, 4.8×, and 2.3× when mapping real ONT, HiFi, and Illumina reads, respectively.
MetaTrinity is a novel metagenomic analysis tool employing efficient containment search techniques and heuristics for read mapping to achieve significant speedup while maintaining high accuracy. This positions MetaTrinity as an efficient solution, optimally balancing speed and precision in metagenomic analysis.