Gartner warns about Multicore chips impact on software

Gartner warns about the impact on software of the rapid growth of multicore chips and the number of threads each processor can handle. In a research note, the analysts argued that software is struggling to keep pace with the fast growth of multicore processors, first from two and four cores per processor, and now to eight and […]

Gartner warns about the impact on software of the rapid growth of multicore chips and the number of threads each processor can handle. In a research note, the analysts argued that software is struggling to keep pace with the fast growth of multicore processors, first from two and four cores per processor, and now to eight and even 32 cores in high-end servers. With 32 processors per socket already shipping, four years from now machines could host 1,024 processors, Gartner said.

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