Microsoft: ''Software industry isn't ready for multicore''

Posted on Sunday, October 30 2005 @ 2:05 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Herb Sutter, a software architect from Microsoft, said during a speech at the Fall Processor Forum that the software world should make more effort to make use of AMD's and Intel's new multi-core processors.
"I come from the world of software, and we need to talk," was his opening line. He stated that while the software industry understood the necessity of moving from single-core to multicore designs, the hardware industry did not realize how unprepared most developers were for the brave new world of writing multithreaded, parallelized software.
Read on over at ARS Technica.

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