multiprocessor


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multiprocessor

(ˌmʌltɪˈprəʊsɛsə)
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(Computer Science) computing a number of central processing units linked together to enable parallel processing to take place
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Noun1.multiprocessor - a computer that uses two or more processing units under integrated control
digital computer - a computer that represents information by numerical (binary) digits
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multiprocessor

[ˌmʌltɪˈprəʊsesəʳ] Nmultiprocesador m
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NEC's cutting edge multiprocessor dynamic-control technology, which can dynamically allocate some of a multiprocessor's processors to device coordination, is a platform technology that will achieve highly-scalable performance for device coordination and high security for embedded systems in the future.
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Data transfer to and from I/O boards is still achieved via a system bus, as with multiprocessor systems.
Although programmers find it not only possible, but easy to write multiprocessor programs in which each process has substantial locality, interactions among processes reduce performance and diminish the benefit of moving from a uniprocessor to a multiprocessor.
Gajski and Peir suggest a fifth view that treats each of five identified problems as axes of a multiprocessor design space.

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