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From: J C <jhc0033@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] thousands of CPU cores
On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 5:23 PM, Oliver Bandel
<oliver@first.in-berlin.de> wrote:

> For example, if you have a non-profit research project,
> you can use the BOINC infrastructure, which provides
> about 580000 PCs to help you :)
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berkeley_Open_Infrastructure_for_Network_Computing
>
> There is no Shared-Mem as we know it from our local PCs, there
> is distributed calculation around the whole planet.
>
> Threads will not help there ;-)

But on each of those PCs there may be 1000 cores in the near future.