Parallelism and Next Generation Applications - A New Kusnetzky Group Paper

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Multicore microprocessors are becoming pervasive. Application developers must learn about parallelism to take best advantage of them.

Kusnetzky Group, Inc. today posted Parallelism and Next Generation Applications, another position paper intended to review the forces changing the market for information technology in general and virtualization technology in specific. These position papers are written by the well known software analyst, Daniel Kusnetzky, who is now the Principal Analyst and President, Kusnetzky Group Inc. This paper can be found on the Kusnetzky Group, Inc. website.
http://www.kusnetzky.net/publications/ImpactPapers/20070910_Parallelism_and_Next_Generation_Applicaitons.pdf

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"We've all heard references to "Moore's Law" during conference presentations and in journal articles that are focused upon developments in the world of information technology. What is Moore's Law and does it still drive the world of processor technology as it once did? In sort, the answer is 'Yes, but…'"

"Even if the laws of physics and the speed of light won't let the chips run faster, you still have Moore's law increasing the density of transistors. So what can microprocessor developers do with all those transistors to keep delivering performance improvements? The answer can be described in a single word, parallelism."

About Kusnetzky Group

Kusnetzky Group, a business unit of Acuity Group LLC, brings decades of experience in all areas of the solution life cycle. It offers deep expertise in research, product planning, product development, and product marketing in the following areas: Virtualization technology, System software, Collaborative and personal productivity applications, Developing and deploying Web-based viral marketing campaigns. For more information, please visit http://www.kusnetzky.net.

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