About Parallel Processing

The following topics introduce many basic parallel processing concepts and terms that are used throughout this document.

  • If you are just learning about adding parallel processing to application programs, please read these sections carefully.

  • If you have advanced knowledge about parallel processing and are familiar with the concepts, quickly read (scan) these sections so you are familiar with the terms used.

The following sections describe some key terms related to parallel processing (parallelism), an overview of parallelism, and common issues when adding parallelism to your program.

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