The future of "frozen" types as the number of CPU cores increases

sjdevnull at yahoo.com sjdevnull at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 21 03:00:38 CET 2010


On Feb 18, 2:58 pm, John Nagle <na... at animats.com> wrote:
>     Multiple processes are not the answer.  That means loading multiple
> copies of the same code into different areas of memory.  The cache
> miss rate goes up accordingly.

A decent OS will use copy-on-write with forked processes, which should
carry through to the cache for the code.



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