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Sun Dec 4 17:06:30 UTC 2005
On Sun, 2005-12-04 at 08:40 -0800, Gerhard Magnus wrote:
> According to webopedia.com, SMP is "Short for Symmetric
> Multiprocessing, a computer architecture that provides fast
> performance by making multiple CPUs available to complete individual
> process simultaneously. Unlike asymmetrical processing, any idle
> processor can be assigned any task, and additional CPUs can be added
> to improve performance and handle increased loads."
> Does this refer to other processors on the same computer or on
> different machines on a network?
Multiple processors on the same motherboard. Could be two CPUs in two
sockets, could be two CPUs built into the same chip (dual core).
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