Linux on Desktops

By: Jukka Larja (, July 27, 2007 4:42 am
Room: Moderated Discussions
Foo_ ( on 7/26/07 wrote:
> The hardware may be the same, but the use cases are not
> and thus the kind of "support" needed is not the same.
> "Supporting" SMP in the sense of improving database
> workload throughput is not the same as "supporting"
> SMP in the sense of improving desktop latency in the
> face of e.g. interactive applications running side-to-side
> with CPU-heavy background tasks. They are different
> problems with possibly different optimal solutions.

Sure, but at least there is SMP support (or "support" whatever you mean by that) for desktop (I don't know if that is a very good example. Perhaps SMP support in general is so trivial thing to add that the fact that servers needed it first didn't have any effect on desktop). Perhaps there are some other similar technologies.

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