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SubjectRe: Scaling noise
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 08:16:16PM -0700, David Lang wrote:
> some of these problems can be addressed in hardware (the Opteron could be
> called SSI-NUMA that has it's partitioning layer running in hardware
> for up to 8 CPU's) but addressing it in hardware runs into scaling
> problems becouse you don't want to pay to much at the low end for the
> features you need on the high end (which is why the opteron doesn't
> directly scale to 128+ CPU's in one image)

Most of those features are just methods of connecting hardware

-- wli
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