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n the use of two or more processors in a system configuration. One processor controls the system, and the others are subordinate to it.
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Multicore computers are required if computers are going to continue to increase in computing performance as they have over previous decades.
Having a multicore technology available does not negate all the continuing process developments and enhancements being worked on.
LDRA Leadership Strong in Multicore Platform Environments
Two specific parallel programming techniques in Lab VIEW--task parallelism and data parallelism--can improve system performance on multicore processors.
Training students with practical multicore programming skills on real multicore processors.
The Multicore Association's SHIM standard will be beneficial for many types of tools, including performance estimation, system configuration, and hardware modeling.
Today's multicore devices consist of homogeneous cores, meaning all the processing cores are the same, or heterogeneous cores, meaning the device is a mix of core types.
The Multicore Association MPP guide completely embraces this evolutionary approach.
The MCAs mission is to establish a consortium based on common initiatives and resources for effective multicore development.
The crux of the problem is the inherently difficult task of writing (or more likely rewriting) software that can effectively take advantage of conventional multicore processing in a scalable fashion.
According to the company, the TMS320TCI6616 SoC, based on TI's new TMS320C66x digital signal processor (DSP) generation using the company's new KeyStone multicore architecture, delivers more than double the performance of other 3G/4G SoCs.
The Global Network Processor and Co-processor market has also been witnessing the development of multicore processors.
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