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a view from PDC - parallelism

November 18, 2009

Microsoft's Professional Developer's Conference (PDC) here in L.A. has many talks on a many subjects - including my favorite: parallel computing.  Today, Sean Nordberg of Microsoft, and myself (of Intel), gave a chalk talk on our shared vision for parallel programming. Sean showed how Visual Studio 2010 unveils key new support for parallelism, and I showed Intel's Parallel Studio that extends Visual Studio in key ways to get an amazing level of support of parallelism when you use them both. At the core, is Microsoft's Concurrency Runtime, to help make sure programs can use multiple models effectively.>What I enjoy most with talks is the Q&A time - because that gives a sense of what developers are thinking and how we can help.This was no exception... 

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