A central processing unit (CPU) is a complex electronic circuit which performs all numerical, logic, IO and control computations inside a computer. There are generally two types of CPUs, ie reduced instruction set computers (RISC) and Complex Instruction Set Computers (CISC). There are also other similar circuits to a CPU, with a more specialized scope ... Read more


SLAT SLAT (Second Level Address Translation) is also known as nested paging. It is a hardware-assisted virtualization technology which makes it possible to avoid the overhead associated with software-managed shadow page tables. SLAT is implemented by AMD via the Rapid Virtualization Indexing (RVI) technology as well as by Intel via the Extended Page Table (EPT) ... Read more