Erlang on the niagara

Miguel Barreiro Paz <>
Thu Jun 8 17:58:52 CEST 2006


Joe Armstrong (AL/EAB) wrote:

> I've been having fun :-)

Indeed you have...

> Realistically a speedup of 7 was achieved.
> 
> Why can't we speed up beyond a factor 7 - who knows? - at some stage

By Niagara you mean a Sun T1000/T2000? These beasties features eight
cores, each of them with 4 "threads". Forget about "processor threads"
and it's pretty consistent with your numbers.

Regards,
Miguel



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