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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%



 
GeneralMulti-thread programming is not for your average Dilbert [modified] Pin
Walter Capers9-Jul-10 9:27
Walter Capers9-Jul-10 9:27 
GeneralI must confess... Pin
drummerboy05118-Jul-10 11:38
professionaldrummerboy05118-Jul-10 11:38 
GeneralOnly 41 to confess that 'Not even my hardware can help me.' Pin
leppie7-Jul-10 21:26
leppie7-Jul-10 21:26 
GeneralNot a issue for me personally on current projects Pin
Mike Diack7-Jul-10 6:43
Mike Diack7-Jul-10 6:43 
GeneralMy question came through?? That was fast! Pin
El Corazon6-Jul-10 6:33
El Corazon6-Jul-10 6:33 
GeneralAm I the only one that thinks it makes things easier to code? Pin
QuiJohn6-Jul-10 6:19
QuiJohn6-Jul-10 6:19 
GeneralRe: Am I the only one that thinks it makes things easier to code? Pin
El Corazon6-Jul-10 6:39
El Corazon6-Jul-10 6:39 
GeneralHmmmm Pin
RugbyLeague6-Jul-10 6:01
RugbyLeague6-Jul-10 6:01 
JokeRe: Hmmmm Pin
El Corazon6-Jul-10 6:06
El Corazon6-Jul-10 6:06 
GeneralRe: Hmmmm Pin
RugbyLeague6-Jul-10 6:31
RugbyLeague6-Jul-10 6:31 
GeneralRe: Hmmmm Pin
Dan Neely9-Jul-10 6:15
Dan Neely9-Jul-10 6:15 
GeneralConfessional Pin
W Balboos, GHB6-Jul-10 4:19
mveW Balboos, GHB6-Jul-10 4:19 
GeneralRe: Confessional Pin
RedSonja7-Jul-10 0:06
RedSonja7-Jul-10 0:06 
OK I will out myself too. I never worry about it. My code runs on my dual core desktop or on the single core target and I never worry my head about it. Sorry.
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GeneralMultithreaded programming isn't _that_ hard Pin
Gary R. Wheeler6-Jul-10 3:15
Gary R. Wheeler6-Jul-10 3:15 
GeneralMultithreaded programming isn't _parallelism_ Pin
r_hyde6-Jul-10 4:43
r_hyde6-Jul-10 4:43 
GeneralRe: Multithreaded programming isn't _parallelism_ Pin
Gary R. Wheeler6-Jul-10 4:51
Gary R. Wheeler6-Jul-10 4:51 
GeneralRe: Multithreaded programming isn't _that_ hard Pin
Paul Reeder6-Jul-10 4:55
Paul Reeder6-Jul-10 4:55 
GeneralRe: Multithreaded programming isn't _that_ hard Pin
Gary R. Wheeler6-Jul-10 5:01
Gary R. Wheeler6-Jul-10 5:01 
GeneralRe: Multithreaded programming isn't _that_ hard Pin
El Corazon6-Jul-10 6:02
El Corazon6-Jul-10 6:02 
GeneralRe: Multithreaded programming isn't _that_ hard Pin
El Corazon6-Jul-10 5:58
El Corazon6-Jul-10 5:58 
GeneralRe: Multithreaded programming isn't _that_ hard Pin
Gary R. Wheeler6-Jul-10 14:53
Gary R. Wheeler6-Jul-10 14:53 
GeneralRe: Multithreaded programming isn't _that_ hard Pin
El Corazon6-Jul-10 16:23
El Corazon6-Jul-10 16:23 
GeneralRe: Multithreaded programming isn't _that_ hard Pin
Gary R. Wheeler7-Jul-10 14:50
Gary R. Wheeler7-Jul-10 14:50 
GeneralRe: Multithreaded programming isn't _that_ hard Pin
El Corazon7-Jul-10 15:08
El Corazon7-Jul-10 15:08 
GeneralRe: Multithreaded programming isn't _that_ hard Pin
Gary R. Wheeler7-Jul-10 15:30
Gary R. Wheeler7-Jul-10 15:30 

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