[Beowulf] Nhalem EX

Bruno Coutinho coutinho at dcc.ufmg.br
Thu Sep 24 14:05:26 EDT 2009


2009/9/24 Hearns, John <john.hearns at mclaren.com>

>
>
> The chip itself is becoming a NUMA-like system, with its own internal
> network, a crossbar switch and its own internal topology. At some
> time, if the number of cores continues to grow, it wouldn't be that
> surprising to see some locality emerge, in the form of local clusters
> of cores, tightly coupled on a bus ring,
>
>
> Kilian, I agree.  I was just being a bit jocular about the complexity of
> this thing.
> Yes, it’s a little NUMA system on a chip - which is quite exciting really.
> Take a four-socket one of these, and a bucketload of RAM, and you have a
> pretty nice
> personal system.
>
>
As the number of cores increase, NUMA multicores will inevitably appear, but
I never though that it would happen that soon.


>
> The contents of this email are confidential and for the exclusive use of
> the intended recipient.  If you receive this email in error you should not
> copy it, retransmit it, use it or disclose its contents but should return it
> to the sender immediately and delete your copy.
>
>
> _______________________________________________
> Beowulf mailing list, Beowulf at beowulf.org sponsored by Penguin Computing
> To change your subscription (digest mode or unsubscribe) visit
> http://www.beowulf.org/mailman/listinfo/beowulf
>
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://www.clustermonkey.net/pipermail/beowulf/attachments/20090924/a9cd475a/attachment-0001.html>
-------------- next part --------------
_______________________________________________
Beowulf mailing list, Beowulf at beowulf.org sponsored by Penguin Computing
To change your subscription (digest mode or unsubscribe) visit http://www.beowulf.org/mailman/listinfo/beowulf


More information about the Beowulf mailing list