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  • Blog Post: Are you a candidate to run Visual Studio 2010 on a 64-bit OS?

    Brian Harry's just posted an article on configuring an ideal Visual Studio development machine. You can read about it here: http://blogs.msdn.com/bharry/archive/2010/04/29/your-visual-studio-2010-dream-machine.aspx . By the way, if you scroll down and peruse the comments that customers have posted there...
  • Blog Post: Are we taking advantage of Parallelism?

    Recently, a colleague of mine, Mark Friedman, posted a blog titled “ Parallel Scalability Isn’t Child’s Play ” in which he reviewed the merits of Amdahl Law vs. Gunther’s Law for determining the practical limits to parallelization. I would not argue with the premise of Mark’s blog that Parallelism is...
  • Blog Post: Parallel Scalability Isn’t Child’s Play

    In a recent blog entry , Dr. Neil Gunther, a colleague from the Computer Measurement Group (CMG), warned about unrealistic expectations being raised with regard to the performance of parallel programs on current multi-core hardware. Neil’s blog entry highlighted a dismal parallel programming experience...
  • Blog Post: Visual Studio 2010 Hardware Requirements

    Soma’s been talking about the upcoming Visual Studio 2010 release on his blog , which means I’m starting to get questions about what type of hardware you’re going to need to run VS2010 on. Unfortunately, I can’t give you an official answer yet (other than to say, it depends on what you’re doing –...
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