Cache Line Alignment

http://www.rdrop.com/users/paulmck/scalability/paper/whymb.2009.04.05a.pdf

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_structure_alignment
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8469427/how-and-when-to-align-to-cache-line-size
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7281699/aligning-to-cache-line-and-knowing-the-cache-line-size
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/20186859/c-low-latency-threaded-asynchronous-buffered-stream-intended-for-logging-b
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12592342/lock-free-check-for-modification-of-a-global-shared-state-in-c-using-cache-line?rq=1
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/18236603/cache-lines-false-sharing-and-alignment?rq=1

http://www.eventhelix.com/realtimemantra/basics/CToAssemblyTranslation.htm#.U4Io9_mSzWc

 

Paul paper:

Memory Barriers: a Hardware View for Software Hackers.