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  • n. A computer that has multiple CPUs or execution units under an integrated control.

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  • n. a computer that uses two or more processing units under integrated control


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  • In 2003, I played serious matches against two of these programs running on commercially available multiprocessor servers -- and, of course, I was playing just one game at a time -- and in both cases the score ended in a tie with a win apiece and several draws.

    Garry Kasparov On 'Chess Metaphors': The Chess Master And The Computer

  • For a start, it simplifies multiprocessor initialisation, since the initial load phase happens on a single processor.

    Snell-Pym » HYDROGEN: Bootstrapping

  • How, in general, would you say the kernel is doing, using any metric you'd care to use: in multiprocessor support, vis-à-vis Windows, vis-à-vis Solaris, etc?

    'Choice Is Absolutely Essential'

  • AGES ago it seems... in 1996-1997 i was working for Wintronics in montreal (major distributor of RAM and CPU to retailers in montreal) and one of my clients who was NOT a reseller (they built their own multiprocessor tyan p166 boxes tho) was a gaming entertainment center called CYBERMIND on st-catherines in montreal (i think the head office was in vancouver?) that had some basic VR stuff and a cafe etc.

    What's In a Name?

  • "Dell's decision was in line with our expectations that the most likely opportunity for AMD at Dell was in multiprocessor servers," said UBS Investment Research in a note Friday.

    Dell-AMD Deal Dominates Tech News

  • "This was in line with our expectations that the most likely opportunity for AMD at Dell was in multiprocessor MP servers, specially as Dell chief executive officer Kevin Rollins recently cited AMD's advantage in the MP server sector," said analyst Thomas Thornhill in a report.

    AMD's Dell Prospects Get Mixed Reviews

  • Even Dell Chief Executive KevinRollinsKevin Rollins recently cited AMD's advantage in the multiprocessor server sector.

    Dell-AMD Deal Dominates Tech News

  • # Byronon 08 Aug 2006 at 1:44 pm a Yes, the “Woodcrest” series of Xeons are effectively equivalent to the Core Duo 2 Extreme with, I believe, a larger L2 cache and multiprocessor capability.

    Calling all Computer Geeks « Whatever

  • Way back in 1997, ran on one big piece of iron, a multiprocessor DEC Alpha box.

    Behind the scenes at Findory

  • We're getting close to putting out the next major release of Hercules, with lots of improvements and bugfixes, including getting completely rid of the abortion known as Cygwin and being able to reliably and accurate emulate multiprocessor mainframes on multiprocessor host computers.

    December 4th, 2005


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