[Oberon] Parallel processing

Brantley Coile brantley at coraid.com
Tue Jan 30 21:47:10 MET 2007


> "In an InformationWeek article entitled 'Where's the Software to Catch 
> Up to Multicore Computing?' the Chief Architect at IBM gives some fairly 
> compelling reasons why your favorite software will soon be rendered 
> deadly slow because of new hardware architectures. Software, she says, 
> just doesn't understand how to do work in parallel to take advantage of 
> 16, 64, 128 cores on new processors. Intel just stated in an SD Times 
> article that 100% of its server processors will be multicore by end of 
> 2007. We will never, ever return to single processor computers. 
> Architect Catherine Crawford goes on to discuss some of the ways 
> developers can harness the 'tiny supercomputers' we'll all have soon, 
> and some of the applications we can apply this brute force to."
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