IBM "Cell" processor

esmith esmith at
Tue Nov 30 12:32:10 PST 2004

Does this new "Cell" processor from STI ( Sony Toshiba IBM ) sound like an excellent 
match for DF's messaging system? This "true grid-on-a-chip approach" will be used in 
the new Sony PlayStation 3 and has outrageous performance claims, explained in the 
article at the URL below. A Cell processor may be released around February 2005.

Fast, Faster and IBM's PlayStation 3 Processor
By Paul Murphy
06/17/04 6:38 AM PT
"Each core will have its own local Unix kernel ... "

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