What ever happened to Erlang-processor (IBM's Cell-proc is hw-JVM)

Jani Launonen jabba@REDACTED
Thu Jan 13 15:43:46 CET 2005


for those who are interested in changing programming paradigms as CPU 
frequencies seem to be maxed out (for now, at least. Perhaps asynchronous 
circuit make single threaded performance rise again in some years to come) 
and are bound to be CMP/SMT -processors, there are interesting article in 
The Register about IBM's Cell-processors and how it is a kind of hw-JVM. 
Look at http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/01/13/ibm_cell_chip/ Now 
obviously comes a question to my mind --- what ever happened to 

Have a nice read.

Jani Launonen 
Student. . . . . . . . . .University of Oulu, Dept. of El. & Inf. Eng.

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