Archive for July, 2006

Multicore vs the Programmers

Friday, July 7th, 2006

The processors, Moore’s law and all that So far, the increase in computing power has come from faster processors with increasingly complex instruction sets and longer pipelines. Some extra increase, mainly in servers, has been accomplished using multiprocessing. Fine, except the increases both in pipelines and processor speed were running into a power/heat problem. As […]