Intel on multi-core processors

Posted on Tuesday, Aug 30 2005 @ 16:51 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Last week at the IDF Intel showed how software and applications could be enabled on multicores.
He said modern operating systems load programs as processes, with a process starting to execute at its entry point as a thread. These threads can create other threads within the process, and all threads within a process share code and data segments.

If you're developing for an Intel multicore chip, you need to use software it sells, including its performance libraries, thread checker, debugger, thread profiler and the Vtune performance analyser.
Read on at The Inquirer


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