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multiprocessing

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A method of computing in which different parts of a task are distributed between two or more similar central processing units, allowing the computer to complete operations more quickly and to handle larger, more complex procedures.

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  • n. Computation using one more than one processor.

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  • n. simultaneous processing by two or more processing units

Etymologies

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multi- +‎ processing

Examples

  • C extensions, such as multiprocessing, ctypes, cStringIO, et cetera can be found in

    Planet Python

  • Vlad: Python 2.6 and 3.0 contain a "multiprocessing" module that can help here.

    O'Reilly News

  • Major improvements to the design infrastructure, such as multiprocessing and precise correlation throughout the integrated design environment from implementation to signoff have enabled both tremendous performance improvements and greatly enhanced quality of results.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • PlayBook features a 1GHz dual core processor taking advantage of symmetric multiprocessing.

    With PlayBook, RIM jumps into tablet game

  • RIM touts the PlayBook -- due out in early 2011 at an unannounced price -- as "the first multiprocessing, multitasking, uncompromised browsing, enterprise-ready professional-grade tablet."

    RIM announces PlayBook tablet

  • The challenge of multiprocessing has been around for decades.

    Peeking Under Computing's Sheet Metal

  • It aids developers in building parallel C++ or C applications for multicore or multiprocessing systems.

    Intel upgrades parallel development suite

  • The CPU core and all on-chip hardware accelerators and peripheral interfaces are connected through a 64-bit AXI bus running at 166MHz, allowing ample input/output bandwidth for handling the multiprocessing requirements in real-life applications.

    June 2009 - Fareastgizmos.com

  • Chick with PhizzleDizzle, a blog about the world of Computer Science, writes about Kunle Olukoton, the brains behind Sun Niagara and server-class chip multiprocessing platform.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • That's harder to do when the core of the data center consists of large Unix symmetrical multiprocessing boxes or mainframes.

    Archive 2007-11-01

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