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multiprocessor

[‚məl·tə′prä‚ses·ər]
(computer science)
A data-processing system that can carry out more than one program, or more than one arithmetic operation, at the same time. Also known as multiprocessing system.

multiprocessor

multiprocessor

Multiple processors. A multiprocessor machine uses two or more CPUs for routine processing. See multiprocessing.
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NEC's new multiprocessor dynamic-control technology allows processors contained in an embedded device to be freely allocated to both pre-installed software and device coordination, enabling secure information devices that allow flexible coordination with embedded devices.
Through our partnership with NEC Electronics we have developed the ground breaking MPCore multiprocessor which delivers the benefits of scalable multi-processing in a configurable and easy to use implementation," said Mike Muller, CTO, ARM.
One of the biggest challenges when developing a dependable multiprocessor is enabling a COTS board to work in the harsh conditions in space," said Rob Hoffman, Vice President and General Manager, Aerospace & Defense at Wind River.
The company's server line features the flagship, five-processor Series 7000i Model 760MP symmetric multiprocessor server, used in the development of OS/2 for SMP.
This will now be enhanced by the addition of the ARM11 MPCore multiprocessor and the new ARM Cortex-M3 processor.
Wellfleet's symmetric multiprocessor architecture provides the industry's highest aggregate system performance Q Backbone Link Node (BLN) at 150,000 pps and BCN at 480,000 pps.
Using Simics, we have been able to showcase methodologies for fast, accurate and flexible performance modeling of multiprocessor servers.
The introduction of the SUN compatible product will be followed closely by product introductions for the CRAY Superserver CS-6400 and other shared memory multiprocessors from IBM, NCR, HP, Silicon Graphics and several PC manufacturers.
Its broad product offerings include multiprocessor chip sets, client systems and uniprocessor and symmetric multiprocessor servers that feature price/performance advantages.
Codito's patent-pending technology, CASCADE, integrates a multiprocessor visual language and advanced automated scheduling techniques that enable rapid application development.
This demo software package provides a single processor simulation of the multiprocessor functionality of the CATs technology.
The Cray X1 is a shared memory multiprocessor capable of scaling to kilo-processor count employing a custom vector processor and efficient synchronization between scalar/vector pipelines, single-stream processors (SSPs), as well as multi-stream processors (MSPs).

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