Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 17th Nov 2009 16:13 UTC
Windows Microsoft's Professional Developers Conference is currently under way, and as usual, the technical fellows at Microsoft gave speeches about the deep architecture of Windows - in this case, Windows 7 of course. As it turns out, quite some seriously impressive changes have been made to the very core of Windows - all without breaking a single application. Thanks to BetaNews for summarising this technical talk so well.
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by Gone fishing on Tue 17th Nov 2009 17:55 UTC
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Vista found itself managing systems with more than 64 total cores.


In fact, they were making investments in quad-core systems earlier in Vista's lifecycle than originally anticipated

So Vista is dog slow because it can't cope with 64 cores or even 4. Well I wish my box had 64 cores, which it doesn't - why then is it dog slow with two cores or even one - in fact why is it dog slow?

This feels like an explanation of the form, if you can't baffle them with science baffle them with bull shit.

Oh just installed Windows 7 and other than drivers being a big problem it is quite nice, quite fast, quite responsive - its OK.

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