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Re: [SLE] RANT: Advantages of Dual Core
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 30 May 2006 14:39:40 +0200
  • Message-id: <e5heec$fim$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Joachim Schrod wrote:

> Orn E. Hansen wrote:
>> Mánudaginn 29 maí 2006 21:31 skrifaði Per Jessen:
>>> That page is in need of some editing - there is nothing implicitly
>>> sequential about batch-processing - certainly not on a multi-way
>>> machine, but even on a uni-processor, batchjobs maybe executing in
>>> parallel, even if not concurrently.
>> Batch does imply sequentiality
> Having implemented big batch jobs on IBM mainframes, made up from
> several thousand job steps, under JCL and under CA7, I can assure you
> that this is no the case.

That's what I was trying to say - and when I started it was still
UCC7 :-)

I think what batch perhaps implies is sequentiality within a job, but a
pile of batchjobs is certainly not sequential by default.

/Per Jessen, Zürich

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