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Re: Multi-core Support in Mathematica 5.2

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  • Subject: [mg74079] Re: Multi-core Support in Mathematica 5.2
  • From: Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gulliet at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2007 01:58:56 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
  • References: <esom9f$eok$1@smc.vnet.net>

dwadding at atl.lmco.com wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Wolfram advertises version 5.2 as being multi-core capable.  When I
> use the standard vectorized operations I can only get things to run on
> one core.  Can some one tell me exactly which Mathematica functions
> can actually exploit multi-core?
> 
> Thanks,
> Daniel
> 
> 

Mostly linear algebra functions. See 
http://documents.wolfram.com/mathematica/book/section-0.5.1

The following thread, among several others, is worth reading:
"Illusory Multicore Support in 5.2?" at 
http://forums.wolfram.com/mathgroup/archive/2006/Apr/msg00565.html

HTH,
Jean-Marc


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