New Intel processors introduce enhanced instruction set extensions to improve performance or strengthen security of an application. Instruction set extensions like Intel AVX1 and AVX21 are used to improve performance and Intel SHA2 instructions are used for SHA acceleration to increase security of an application.
OF COURSE, I KNOW WHAT A THREAD IS….DON’T I?
Now that we know what a core is, let’s dive into another source of confusion.
This section gets a little deeper into techno babble than I wanted for this series of blogs. If you are so inclined, my gourmet readers, you can either skip or read on. I believe the rest of the blogs can be understood with or without this little aside. But for those of you who are already familiar with threading, it may give you more insight than would be the case otherwise.
Before we start, I will use the next two blogs to clear up some terminology. If you are familiar with these concepts, I give you permission to jump to the next section. I suggest any software readers still check out the other blog about threads. There is a lot of confusion, even among us software professionals.
Intel(R) System Studio Developer Story : With XDB and MinnowBoard MAX , how to debug exception errors in the Android-Linux-Kernel.
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