Parallel Computing (Xmas special)

Personal Computer hardware has been invented to do parallel processing since Intel Hyper-Threading® in year 2002 till today’s quad-core process. Software developers have been relying on the Operating System to handle the parallel task for the code that they have written. It is not easy to write code to utilize multi-core processors. Furthermore, most of the parallel computing library today is in C++ programming language.

I am just one of the developers that hoping for parallel programming will be getting easier. I believe the day is getting nearer by knowing .Net Parallel Extension June 2008 CTP which is available for download.

The last news here, and I bet is a good news, is Visual Studio 2010 is concentrating in parallel tasking. From the data aspect LINQ can be parallel and is called Parallel LINQ and PLINQ. In near future, all these can be achieved by using Visual C# and I think VB.NET too.

For more information, visit Parallel Computing Developer Center

Stay tune.

About chanmingman

Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress ( till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
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