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Multicore boom needs new developer skills

By John | March 22, 2008

Multicore boom needs new developer skills

More than charity lies behind Microsoft and Intel’s announcement this week that they will donate US$20 million to a pair of U.S. colleges in the hope of spurring advances in parallel, or multicore, programming research

64-Core Desktop Processors to by 2012

“Expect x86 servers with as many as 64 processor cores in 2009 and desktops with that many by 2012,” analysts from Forrester Research wrote in a paper last month.

Can you say Hadoop?

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