dataflow architecture


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dataflow architecture

(ˈdeɪtəˌfləʊ; ˈdɑːtə-)
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(Computer Science) a means of arranging computer data processing in which operations are governed by the data present and the processing it requires rather than by a prewritten program that awaits data to be processed
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All Marvell NPUs are based on the company's unique pipelined, programmable "Wirespeed by Design" dataflow architecture, guaranteeing a number of classifications and operations under all conditions, packet sizes, and services.
Based on the company's wire-speed dataflow architecture, the AX family allows system vendors to unify switching and packet processing for fixed FTTx and mobile broadband access solutions.
Dataflow architecture avoids synchronization problems of parallelism in instruction control architecture and includes parallism directly in a architecture.
The research community has also embraced this shared-nothing dataflow architecture in systems like Arbre, Bubba, and Gamma.