August 11, 2008
The Future of Windows Is Manycore/Multicore
Microsoft has little say in the matter, as does the entire ecosystem of software developers that will have to step up their game and fall in line with the evolution of hardware, further and further into the territory of parallel computing. However, the Redmond company is indeed ready to ride the wave of manycore/multicore, and has been gearing up for the moment when 8, 16 and 64-core machines will become the standard. The consensus is that, in as little as four years from now, mainstream process...