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> Also interesting is the following URL (was on /.) about HP's Dynamo:
>
> http://www.arstechnica.com/reviews/1q00/dynamo/dynamo-1.html
>
> In short, the article claims that a virtualized CPU is/can be faster than
> a "normal" CPU. Would be cool: Define a "Linux userspace instruction set"
> and let the kernel optimize it to the processor-of-the-day.

Sun's HotSpot technology does the same in that it inlines functions during
some kind of flow analysis criteria that can only be gathered at runtime.

It's quite neat IMO. I'm working on a JIT technology myself. ;-)

bill

> Greetings,
> Arjan van de Ven


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