Subject: Re: [boost] interest in structure of arrays container?
From: Michael Marcin (mike.marcin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-10-19 01:29:39
On 10/18/2016 11:00 AM, Joaquin M López Muñoz wrote:
> I played with these concepts some months ago and came up with some
> The key idea of this approach is to decouple user's code from actual
> access to the
> data making the former templatized on an Access policy, which can then be
> changed from AOS to SOA and back without further modifications. The sketch
> also includes a SOA container along this line. With a little more work
> it is
> possible to have not only "pure" AOS and SOA but also mixed layouts where
> some data members are given their own cache line while others are grouped
> together etc. Switching from one to other quckly would allow for easy
> and tuning for the specific access profiles of a given application.
> Of course eveything above was a mere experiment very far away from
> production-ready code, but maybe someone can take advantage of the ideas
> to write something more robust.
How wonderful that you also chose to a particle system as your example.
Very enjoyable articles, thanks!
Your dod::access and dod::pointer types looks to be quite similar to
what I call a view and view_iterator respectively.
I need to study your examples more.
I saw https://github.com/gnzlbg/scattered in the comments, which also
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