Multicore-programming?

Tim Roberts timr at probo.com
Sun Sep 7 04:02:17 CEST 2008


cnb <circularfunc at yahoo.se> wrote:
>
>So is the free lunch really over or is this just an overhyped
>phenomena?

Remember that your computer is not running one single program.  An idle
computer on either Windows or Linux typically has dozens of processes
running.  Even if all of those programs are single-threaded, you'll still
be able to keep all of the cores busy.
-- 
Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.



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