Thread level parallelism of desktop applications

  title={Thread level parallelism of desktop applications},
  author={Kriszti{\'a}n Flautner manowar and Rich Uhlig},
  • Krisztián Flautner manowar, Rich Uhlig
  • Published 2000
Multiprocessing is already prevalent in servers, where multiple clients present an obvious source of thread level parallelism. The case for multiprocessing is less clear for desktop applications, however processor architects are already designing processors that count on the availability of concurrently runnable threads. In this paper we examine a wide variety of existing desktop workloads (over 50) across three different operating systems (Windows NT, BeOS and Linux) and quantify the amount… CONTINUE READING
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