Category Archives: performance

On MLK Day, All Men are Created Equal, But Clearly Not All Cores

If anyone missed it – Intel released some pretty big news at CES about our “Medfield” (Intel Atom Z2460) processor going into Cell Phones. However, Anand Shimpi from AnandTech.com has released some even MORE interesting information which, when taken together may bust some age-old paradigms around the whole ARM vs Intel debate. Are you ready for a shock? Read more >

Some Performance Advantages of Using a Task-Based Parallelism Model

As part of my focus on software performance, I also support and consult on implementing scalable parallelism in applications. There are many reasons to implement parallelism as well as many methods for doing it – but this blog is not about either of those things. This blog is about the performance advantages of one particular [...] Read more >