The Design Dilemma: Multiprocessing Using Multiprocessors and Multithreading
The real change now affecting the embedded market is that the application software is also being asked to view the general purpose processor element using a multiprocessing paradigm so that this processor can also benefit from the promises of higher performance and low-power. Mutiprocessing and multithreading both assert this multiprocessing complexity to the embedded developer, all is not equal. This article inspects the cost and trade off between the two.
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