[fpc-devel] Parallel Computing

Boian Mitov mitov at mitov.com
Tue Nov 4 11:40:06 CET 2008

True, in their case it is core pool. Another concern is that in multicore 
situation the operating systems tend to use spinlocks for the threads 
instead of context switching locks. This probably will lead to CPU waste if 
locks are used to suspend the threads in the pool.

With best regards,
  Boian Mitov

Mitov Software
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Marco van de Voort" <marcov at stack.nl>
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Sent: Tuesday, November 04, 2008 2:36 AM
Subject: Re: [fpc-devel] Parallel Computing

> In our previous episode, Boian Mitov said:
>> BTW: The CUDA as example simply uses a thread pool. Maintaining a number 
>> of
>> cores pool will very much eliminate the thread creation.
> True, but CUDA single threaded. So you would need a threadpool per thread
> that can do _paralel_
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