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Re: Re: Re: Multi-core Support in Mathematica 5.2

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  • Subject: [mg74685] Re: [mg74669] Re: [mg74628] Re: Multi-core Support in Mathematica 5.2
  • From: "Chris Chiasson" <chris at chiasson.name>
  • Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2007 01:32:24 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <esom9f$eok$1@smc.vnet.net> <200703290727.CAA07515@smc.vnet.net>

On 3/30/07, Daniel Waddington <dwadding at atl.lmco.com> wrote:
> Sure, but a functional language should support "real" parallelism in a
> breeze.  Candid or not, actuality is disappointing.

As shown earlier in this thread, functional statements sometimes have
effects that can't be easily handled in parallel. However, WRI has
done work towards making Mathematica more threadable:

http://www.wolfram.com/products/personalgrid/

>
> Daniel
>
> ===============================
>   Dr. Daniel G. Waddington
>   Lockheed Martin ATL
>   3 Executive Campus, 6th Floor
>   Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
>   Tel:856 792 9740
> ===============================
>
>
> Chris Chiasson wrote:
> > I think the advertising is candid in this case:
> >
> > http://www.wolfram.com/products/mathematica/newin52/multicore.html
> >
> > On 3/29/07, Daniel <dwadding at atl.lmco.com> wrote:
> >> So basically the "touted" multi-core support is a load of rubbish.
> >>
> >> Daniel
> >>
> >> 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
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
>
>


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