Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 30th May 2007 09:55 UTC
Windows Microsoft executive Ty Carlson spoke about the future of Windows recently during a panel discussion at the Future in Review 2007 conference held in San Diego, California. Carlson said that future versions of Windows would have to be 'fundamentally different' in order to take full advantage of future CPUs that will contain many processing cores. "You're going to see in excess of eight, 16, 64 and beyond processors on your client computer," said Carlson, whose job title is director of technical strategy at Microsoft. Windows Vista, he said, was "designed to run on one, two, maybe four processors."
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RE: unix smp
by markjensen on Wed 30th May 2007 18:22 UTC in reply to "unix smp"
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You seem to think that IBM hasn't already released any product like the Linux QS20 blade. I don't think that any Cell issues you are thinking of are because Linux can't do it. It may be that you are thinking only of the Sony Playstations.


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