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From: Ray Andrews <rayandrews@eastlink.ca>
To: zsh-users@zsh.org
Subject: Re: Parallel processing
Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2022 12:24:16 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1e79706c-33e6-3e75-6ed1-f0ef00dbf17b@eastlink.ca> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAH+w=7YZKHz=7B44dq8t-_30q7Qmo4-YF3Yito8tvo4Zv6fELA@mail.gmail.com>

On 2022-03-27 12:06, Bart Schaefer wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 27, 2022 at 11:37 AM jdh <dhenman@gmail.com> wrote:
>> So that beginners do not get the wrong idea I wish to make clear that Unix based systems are not designed to, and can not do parallel processing.
> If you're going to bring this up, would you please clarify further?
> The Linux kernel has supported symmetric multiprocessing since 1996.
>
Yes.  My understanding is only at the casual level, but I've taken it 
that multi-core CPUs are specifically designed to facilitate 
multiprocessing and that Linux/Unix were and are way ahead of Windows in 
taking advantage of that and have been for a whole long time.  Which is 
why M$'s own servers run Linux.


  reply	other threads:[~2022-03-27 19:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-03-27 18:37 jdh
2022-03-27 19:06 ` Bart Schaefer
2022-03-27 19:24   ` Ray Andrews [this message]
2022-03-28 13:47 ` Perry Smith
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2022-03-26  4:34 jdh
2022-03-25  4:34 Perry Smith
2022-03-25 18:27 ` Bart Schaefer
2022-03-26 18:10   ` Philippe Troin
2022-03-26 22:19     ` Bart Schaefer
2022-03-27 17:32       ` Philippe Troin
2022-03-27 17:42         ` Bart Schaefer
2022-03-27 19:23 ` Dominik Vogt
2022-03-28 13:26   ` Perry Smith
2022-03-28 13:31 ` Perry Smith

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