“Patterson and Hennessy brilliantly address the issues in the ever changing computer hardware architecture.”
Professor Jae Oh, Syracuse
- AuthorsDavid Patterson & John Hennessy
- EditionRISC-V 5th
- Price on Amazon$65
Likely the most popular undergraduate textbook in computer architecture now has a version using RISC-V.
“I like RISC-V and this book as they are elegant—brief, to the point, and complete.”
C. Gordon Bell, Designer of the PDP-11 and VAX-11 instruction set architectures
- AuthorsDavid Patterson & Andrew Waterman
- AvailabilitySeptember 10, 2017
- Price on Amazon$9.99
- PublisherStrawberry Canyon
A slim introduction and reference to RISC-V for students and embedded systems programmers. It has one chapter per RV instruction extension, 50 pages of instruction definitions, a reference (“green”) card, and code comparisons to ARM, MIPS, & x86.
“Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach is a classic that, like fine wine,
just keeps getting better.”
James Hamilton, Amazon Web Services
- AuthorsJohn Hennessy & David Patterson
- AvailabilityDecember 15, 2017
- Price on Amazon$90
The leading graduate course/ professional book in computer architecture will use RISC-V in its sixth edition. All chapters were updated plus a new one added on Domain Specific Architecture, e.g., the Google TPU.