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Date: 2008-07-10 (23:06)
From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] thousands of CPU cores
On Thursday 10 July 2008 23:25:36 you wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 03:00:02PM +0100, Jon Harrop wrote:
> > OCaml is already ~8x slower than F# on today's eight core desktops.
> You don't half talk a load of nonsense.  MPI OCaml programs on 8 cores
> are just as fast...

You may recall that we already tested this and your fastest (unsafe) OCaml 
implementation of the (embarassingly parallel) matrix multiply remains up to 
100x slower than my safe F# implementation:


Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.