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Re: [SLE] RANT: Advantages of Dual Core
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 29 May 2006 21:31:49 +0200
  • Message-id: <e5fi75$52e$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Orn E. Hansen wrote:

> I know you're a smart guy, who wants to tell us old school how we
> did things. But maybe you should read an encyclopedia for a change.
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batch_processing
>

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.


/Per Jessen, Z├╝rich


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