[FoRK] [info] Fwd: Sandia Lab Fires Up 300, 000 Virtual Android Devices To Test Out Security

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Wed Oct 3 09:44:36 PDT 2012

On Wed, Oct 03, 2012 at 09:30:44AM -0700, Stephen Williams wrote:

> More cores running slower can be as fast at much lower power. (That's a design law that's generally true.)  Expect 8-16-core 

We already have had 24 cores in dual-socket. In general 
the saturation appears to be at 64 cores, even for
DB loads (e.g. PostgreSQL).

> CPUs in the near future.

I'm expecting GPGPU (OpenCL) and Tilera/Xeon Phi/ARM 
cluster-on-a-mesh before we're in 64 (or 32) SMP cores.

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