Re: 1024-way SMP?! (was Re: linux-kernel-digest V1 #2914)
Thu, 3 Dec 1998 19:50:10 -0700 (MST)

> The truth is, SMP doesn't scale to large-scale parallelism (I'm not
> sure that *programming* scales to such things, but thats another
> story), and so NUMA is the way to go. Offering the potential of an
> SMP-view of things while making it still possible to do explicitly
> NUMA-style work is great. The fact that they chose the wrong silicon,
> had poorly manufactured components in key parts of the memory bus and
> were always financially adrift is not relevant to the idea.

CC-NUMA, on the other hand, is an offense against nature.

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