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multiprocessor

A computer design in which a single stream of data is broken down by parallel decomposition into smaller chunks and distributed by compilers into multiple microprocessors with shared memory capabilities in order to manipulate the data by parallel processing.
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Properly exploiting all types of locality is critical to using tomorrow's multiprocessors efficiently.
Finite caches limit locality on both uniprocessors and multiprocessors.
Gajski and Peir suggest a fifth view that treats each of five identified problems as axes of a multiprocessor design space.
The RM11200 multiprocessor expands PMC-Sierra's successful portfolio of highly integrated dual processor solutions, which includes the RM9000x2(TM) and RM9000x2GL(TM) (see Figure 2).
We rely on our AMD Athlon MP processor-based systems to run the high-end software we need for the compute-intense work Star Wars requires and we're excited about the future of AMD and the AMD Opteron(TM) multiprocessor because it will allow us to take our work even further than we did on Episode II.
John Ison, director of Product Management at Kinetix, the independent multimedia division of Autodesk: "Because 3D Studio MAX is highly multithreaded, users see a tremendous performance increase on multiprocessor machines.
In addition to its 256-KB option the Q-SMP also has available 1- and 2-MB caches dedicated per CPU, where the majority of multiprocessor servers on the market share the cache among processors.
Each of these systems are equipped with the latest enhancements to our MAXION multiprocessor system - including the new MAX/OS operating system based on Novell UNIX(R) System Group's UNIX SVR 4.
Mosaic is a development stage company specializing in software tools which enhance performance and extend applications of multiprocessors.
today announced that the first three 5995-12670M 12-way multiprocessors, each capable of delivering over 500 MIPS of processing power, have been installed at large customers in the U.
The topics include partitioned packing and scheduling for sporadic real-time tasks in identical multiprocessor systems, a worst-case backlog evaluation of avionics switched ethernet networks and the trajectory approach, an analytical bound for probabilistic deadlines, makespan computation for graphics processing unit threads running on a single streaming multiprocessor, and techniques to optimize the number of processors to schedule multi-threaded tasks.
The Jaguar-ATX evaluation board combines Marvell's industry leading MV64340 system controller and the powerful 1 GHz RM9000x1 or the dual 1GHz RM9000x2 multiprocessor from PMC-Sierra to enable customers to expedite the development of next-generation communications applications.
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