symmetric multiprocessor

symmetric multiprocessor

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Express Logic uses this shared memory to design a symmetric multiprocessor version of the ThreadX RTOS that runs concurrently on all processors from a single copy in shared memory.
Our testing environment is composed of a RedHat Linux cluster, a SuSE Linux symmetric multiprocessor and an Onyx 10000 Supercomputer running Irix 6.5.
The collaboration focuses on the development and marketing of a next-generation microprocessor core based on symmetric multiprocessor (SMP) technology for use in NEC Electronics' next-generation, high-volume products such as home and automotive multimedia applications, and mobile handsets, NEC Electronics said.
At the heart of the data center is the uni-processor or symmetric multiprocessor server, functioning either standalone or in a cluster.
A familiar example is the bus-based symmetric multiprocessor. Another example is the small- to medium-scale distributed-memory multiprocessor.
They proposed a novel architecture that maps a DDM application onto a cluster of symmetric multiprocessor environments and provides distributed programming primitives that reduce interprocessor communication.
While Novell is working on a symmetric multiprocessor version of NetWare, Windows NTS has it today.
* encouraging symmetric multiprocessor systems by adding multiprocessor support features
The basic building block is an uni-processor or Symmetric Multiprocessor server, functioning either stand-alone or as a node in a multi-server cluster.
In this regard, performance asymmetric multiprocessors, where individual cores possess different performance, are believed to provide improved performance and low power consumption when compared to performance symmetric multiprocessors, where the cores are identical [1].
Simulation of Cache Memory Systems on Symmetric Multiprocessors with Educational Purposes.

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