Microsoft readies early preview of parallel-computing tool

Microsoft execs have been talking up during the past year the ongoing shift to multi- and many-core technologies. Now the company is putting its programming tools where its mouth has been.Microsoft is making available as soon as this week an early preview build of what it’s calling ParallelFX, the Parallel Extensions to the .Net Framework.Microsoft […]

Microsoft execs have been talking up during the past year the ongoing shift to multi- and many-core technologies. Now the company is putting its programming tools where its mouth has been.

Microsoft is making available as soon as this week an early preview build of what it’s calling ParallelFX, the Parallel Extensions to the .Net Framework.

Microsoft Developer Division Chief Soma Somasegar blogged about ParallelFX and said Microsoft planned to make the preview available on November 29. But as of this blog posting, Somasegar’s blog post had been pulled. In any case, the release of the preview sounds imminent.

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