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Parallelising your code. Do you do it?   [Edit]

Survey period: 5 Jul 2010 to 12 Jul 2010

Our CPUs aren't getting as fast as fast as they used to, and we're now well and truly in a multi-core world. What do you do to take advantage of this? (Suggested by El Corazon)

OptionVotes% 
I specifically write code that runs in parallel22935.95
I use a language and compiler that supports parallisation automatically ( eg Intel compilers)558.63
I use libraries (eg PLINQ) that provide parallisation support8613.50
I use a framework or runtime (eg Parallel Extensions for .NET) that provide parallisation support15724.65
I let my operating system do what it can33953.22
I let my hardware do what it can18529.04
Not even my hardware can help me.497.69
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%



 
GeneralBad old threads Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic5-Jul-10 8:15
Nemanja Trifunovic5-Jul-10 8:15 
GeneralOnly Specific Parts of code and only if required. Pin
GPUToaster™4-Jul-10 23:49
GPUToaster™4-Jul-10 23:49 
GeneralRe: Only Specific Parts of code and only if required. Pin
peterchen4-Jul-10 23:58
peterchen4-Jul-10 23:58 
GeneralRe: Only Specific Parts of code and only if required. [modified] Pin
GPUToaster™5-Jul-10 1:31
GPUToaster™5-Jul-10 1:31 
GeneralRe: Only Specific Parts of code and only if required. Pin
El Corazon6-Jul-10 6:54
El Corazon6-Jul-10 6:54 
Generalparellelism myth PinPopular
ed welch4-Jul-10 23:14
ed welch4-Jul-10 23:14 
GeneralRe: parellelism myth PinPopular
peterchen4-Jul-10 23:50
peterchen4-Jul-10 23:50 
GeneralRe: parellelism myth Pin
ed welch5-Jul-10 2:05
ed welch5-Jul-10 2:05 
I think this poll is specifically about performance. Of coarse, there are various other reasons why you might need multi-threading
GeneralRe: parellelism myth Pin
Festering5-Jul-10 14:29
Festering5-Jul-10 14:29 
GeneralRe: parellelism myth Pin
El Corazon6-Jul-10 6:15
El Corazon6-Jul-10 6:15 
GeneralI let my operating system do what it can Pin
koolprasad20034-Jul-10 20:41
professionalkoolprasad20034-Jul-10 20:41 

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