[FoRK] outsourcing back end

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Wed May 8 05:11:29 PDT 2013


On Tue, May 07, 2013 at 04:43:04PM -0700, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:

> But isn't single threading kind of out of step with modern
> architectural trends, with pretty much every processor being
> multicore, especially those on servers?

The server model is moving towards a cluster (SoCs
on a mesh) so all the multithreading is a dead end
(by way of serial sections and absence of global
memory) anyway.

Asynchronous shared-nothing message passing looks 
like it will go places. 


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