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  • v. Alternative form of parallelize.


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  • It's not that linear - we fundamentally do not know how to write compilers that can parallelise our code well, so as you add more cores, the benefits of adding 'just one more' drop off.

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  • The Ubuntu 9.10 development team have started to parallelise and accelerate the boot process through the large scale use of Upstart.

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  • By using a Dictionary I think it's now more difficult to parallelise the counting up of the words which was something I thought might be possible when I first came across the problem.

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  • I know, we need to parallelise it, that'll make it go faster!

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  • For example, you can parallelise text processing and mining and, potentially, you can use it to parallelise other things where that would be useful and where it is currently difficult.

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  • Its importance is that it makes it much easier to parallelise functions that are otherwise hard to parallelise.

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  • Not trying to troll or anything, but I'd always hear of how parallel programming is very complicated for programmers, but then I learnt to use pthread in C to parallelise everything in my C program from parallel concurrent processing of the same things to threading any aspect of the program, and I was surprised by how simple and straightforward it was using pthread, even creating a number of threads depending on the number of detected cores was simple.

  • And there are demands on infrastructure, and luckily, Google has a very well designed software infrastructure, so we can do things like quickly parallelise something, "running it on thousands of computers at the same time, he said. News


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