Parallel PHP (HipHop) using TBB, Kiwi Style

I've been chatting with a small group of dedicated fans of Intel Threading Building Blocks (TBB)  in New Zealand.  They've been looking at adding parallelism, using TBB, to Wordpress, PHP, HipHop, Perl, and other open source projects.  They have published their code and some interesting results.  They have a web site explaining some of their work.

The difference between multi-core and multi-processing

This post was originally published on RapidMind was acquired by Intel Corporation in August of 2009, and the RapidMind Multi-core Platform will merge with Intel Ct technology. Before joining Intel as part of the acquisition, Stefanus was a co-founder of RapidMind.

When discussing the shift to multi-core, I often hear people ask why multi-core, which is relatively new, is so different from multi-processing, which has been with us for decades.

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