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CPU

 
central processing unit (on a computer).

CPU

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CPU

Central processing unit Computers The hardware that comprises the 'thinking' part of a computer; the simple-minded often equate the CPU to all the electronic circuitry in the box containing the hard and floppy drives. See Computer.
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Because data are distributed among single central processors, finding the most optimal plan for executing user's queries represents NP-problem.
Sulaiman Al Siksek, the chief programs officer at Abu Dhabi Airports, said: "We are delighted to have achieved this milestone, as we can now move forward with the closure of the central processor area by completing all de-propping works for the roof by the end of this month."
But Doug Burger, a researcher at Microsoft, had another idea: Rather than rely on the steady evolution of the central processor, as the industry had been doing since the 1960s, why not move some of the load onto specialised chips?
Sulaiman Al Siksek, chief programs officer at Abu Dhabi Airports, said: "We are delighted to have achieved this milestone, as we can now move forward with the closure of the central processor area by completing all de-propping works for the roof by the end of this month.
Due to their smaller sizes, these units can be moved closer to the sensor in eliminating lead noise and offloading this workload from a central processor. Additionally, the dsPIC33FJ12GP's on-chip analog-to-digital converters, with up to 1.1 Msps, permit signal oversampling to improve signal-to-noise ratios.
Direct Connect Architecture directly connects the memory controller and I/O to the central processor unit, improving overall system performance and efficiency.
The chemicals instantly respond by emitting characteristic fluorescent flashes, which the cable transmits back to a central processor.
Many of the systems that are exercised by these simulators can be described generically as consisting of a sensor, a "front-end" or preprocessor, a central processor and an output.
The structure, which will support the roof of the terminal's central processor, is 319m at its widest point.
Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Airports have announced that the steel structure of the new Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) central processor roof has now been completed following the installation of the last piece of metal in the roof of the iconic building.
The top of the line z890 has almost twice the processing power compared to the top of the line z800 as a result of a near 100 percent increase in the capacity of each general purpose central processor. While the z890 can provide a significant increase in capacity over the z800, because of the remarkable flexibility, it begins at a size that is more than 30 percent smaller in capacity than the smallest z800 server.
A central processor controls the release of pressurized fluid during acceleration.

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