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Re: Multi-core Support in Mathematica 5.2

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  • Subject: [mg74083] Re: Multi-core Support in Mathematica 5.2
  • From: David Bailey <dave at Remove_Thisdbailey.co.uk>
  • Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2007 02:01:06 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Customer of PlusNet plc (http://www.plus.net)
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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
> 
> 
Hello,

Here is a link with some details:

http://www.wolfram.com/products/mathematica/newin52/multicore.html

I suspect it is hard to parallelise ordinary code - even functional code 
- because I can't imagine the kernel can run on more than one thread!

David Bailey
http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk


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