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Date: 2000-03-01 (17:07)
From: Max Skaller <maxs@i...>
Subject: Interpreter vs hardware threads
Does anyone know how fast the ocaml bytecode interpreter
'switches' between threads (that is, what is the scheduling overhead?)
Assume most of the threads are waiting (say, on a condition variable).
Asume LOTS of threads (thousands).

[Hardware threads are not fast enough]

John (Max) Skaller at OTT [Open Telecommications Ltd]      -- at work  -- at home