[fpc-pascal] Optimal number of threads for SMP

Michael Schnell mschnell at lumino.de
Mon Sep 22 11:07:20 CEST 2014

On 09/20/2014 01:48 AM, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> On 2014-09-15 10:19, Marco van de Voort wrote:
>> My rule of thumb is physical cores + a percentage. (like 10-20%).
> Tell that to most developers out there, they clearly don't know that
> "rule of thumb". :-)  Mozilla Thunderbird under Win7 shows 47 threads.
Increasing Performance is only  one of the purposes you might have in 
mind when using threads. "Traditionally" threads are just that: 
unrelated threads of execution in a project, i.e. multitasking-tasks 
that share some memory.


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