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n a computer program that translates a high-level language program into a corresponding machine instruction. The program that results from compiling is a translated and expanded version of the original program.
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The Portland Group plans to introduce parallelizing compilers and tools that fully support AMD's planned dual-core processors on Window and Linux in mid-2005.
ACE's in-depth experience of developing parallelizing compilers for some very unique target architectures made them the perfect partner to work with on what is a completely new class of programmable semiconductor.
Parallelizing compilers like those from The Portland Group are designed to make efficient use of multiple cores on Dual-Core AMD Opteron processor-based systems with a minimum of effort from programmers.