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AW: vrf dual processing?

Question asked by detlef.baranski on Nov 3, 2005
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"><html><head><META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1"><meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Word 10 (filtered)"><style><!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face     {font-family:"MS Mincho";     panose-1:2 2 6 9 4 2 5 8 3 4;}@font-face     {font-family:Tahoma;     panose-1:2 11 6 4 3 5 4 4 2 4;}@font-face     {font-family:"@MS Mincho";     panose-1:0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0;} /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal     {margin:0cm;     margin-bottom:.0001pt;     font-size:12.0pt;     font-family:"Times New Roman";}a:link, span.MsoHyperlink     {color:blue;     text-decoration:underline;}a:visited, span.MsoHyperlinkFollowed     {color:purple;     text-decoration:underline;}p     {margin-right:0cm;     margin-left:0cm;     font-size:12.0pt;     font-family:"Times New Roman";}span.EmailFormatvorlage18     {font-family:Arial;     color:navy;}@page Section1     {size:595.3pt 841.9pt;     margin:70.85pt 70.85pt 2.0cm 70.85pt;}div.Section1     {page:Section1;}--></style><meta content="MSHTML 6.00.2800.1515"></head><body lang=DE link=blue vlink=purple><div class=Section1><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span lang=EN-GBstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Hello Ivan,</span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span lang=EN-GBstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>just my first impression-dont hit me if it is not 100 % right at the end of the day:</span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span lang=EN-GBstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'> </span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span lang=EN-GBstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>A VEE program is just onetask, or lets say one thread in your multipleprocessor machine.</span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span lang=EN-GBstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>If you want more threads,you have to run more single VEE programs.</span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span lang=EN-GBstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Perhaps in futureversions VEE may be able to run many threads in one program, but I doubt it . </span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span lang=EN-GBstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'> </span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span lang=EN-GBstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Looking for speedenhancements- I do believe that you multi-processor system will make it fasteras all the other task in a window system will be separate.</span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span lang=EN-GBstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Or a matlab session willalso run as a single task .</span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span lang=EN-GBstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'> </span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span lang=EN-GBstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>So far there is only veryfew software on the market which has speed increase capability.</span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span lang=EN-GBstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>One is Maxon Cinema whichis a raytrace program - or call it a rendering program which makesvirtual worlds a la Star Wars....</span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span lang=EN-GBstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>If you render onepicture, you can devide the amount of lines by your processor so that oneprocessor is calculating line 1-20 , the other one line 21-30 and so on.</span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span lang=EN-GBstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'> </span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span lang=EN-GBstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>But how do you want tomanage this in one VEE program ? ...Hmmmm-perhaps via .net ?</span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span lang=EN-GBstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'> </span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span lang=EN-GBstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Hope you get definiteanswer from Vee gurus directly,</span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span lang=EN-GBstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'> </span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span lang=EN-GBstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>detlef</span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span lang=EN-GBstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'> </span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:35.4pt'><font size=2 face=Tahoma><spanstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'>-----Ursprngliche Nachricht-----
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Von:</span></b> Ivan Edwards[mailto:ivan.edwards@irisys.co.uk]
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Gesendet:</span></b> Donnerstag, 3. November2005 12:04
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>An:</span></b> VRF
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Betreff:</span></b> [vrf] dual processing?
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Wichtigkeit:</span></b> Hoch</span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:35.4pt'><font size=3face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt'> </span></font></p><div><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:35.4pt'><font size=2 face=Arial><spanstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>I have an application requiring alot of number crunching.  My IT experts have suggested buying a whizzy PCwith dual processors.  What will Vee do with them?  They have askedis Vee SMP ready?  Can Vee run separate threads on each processor? Can anyone give me advice?</span></font></p></div><p style='margin-left:35.4pt'><font size=2 face="Courier New"><spanstyle='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"'>Ivan Edwards</span></font> </p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:35.4pt'><font size=3face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>
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