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    SubjectRe: 2.2.18Pre Lan Performance Rocks!

    On Tue, 31 Oct 2000, Jeff V. Merkey wrote:

    > It relies on an anomoly in the design of Intel's cache controllers,
    > and with memory based applications, I can get 120% scaling per
    > procesoor by jugling the working set of executable code cached accros
    > each processor. There's sample code with this kernel you can use to
    > verify....

    FYI, this is a very old concept and a scalability FAQ item. It's called
    "sublinear scaling", and SGI folks have already published articles about
    it 10 years ago.

    Ingo

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