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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Challenges in Multi-Core Era – Part 2

Previously I talked about the evolution of microprocessors and specialized hardware since the wide-spread adoption of multi-core began a few years ago. In this second part to Challenges in Multi-Core Era, I’ll compare the multi-core capabilities across today’s popular operating systems.
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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Challenges in Multi-Core Era – Part 1

A few years ago, in 2005, Herb Sutter published an article in Dr. Dobb’s Journal, “The Free Lunch Is Over: A Fundamental Turn Toward Concurrency in Software”. He talked about the need to start developing software considering concurrency to fully exploit continuing exponential microprocessors throughput gains.
Here we are in year 2009...
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