11386Re: "ocaml_beginners":: jocaml
- Sep 3 11:41 AM--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Dario Teixeira <darioteixeira@...> wrote:
> > 1) Can I really expect JoCaml to run faster than Ocaml on
> > machines with multiple processors?
> > 2) Is the problem here my code? i.e., have I missed
> > something about how to write truly concurrent code in
> > JoCaml? (I got this fibonacci function from the JoCaml
> > introduction online.)
> At the present time JoCaml only uses one CPU core. JoCaml inherits much
> of the same components used in Ocaml, including the non-concurrent GC...
If you'd like to use multiple cores, you'll need to run multiple OS processes. (By using the name service (Join.Ns), you may provide access to a channel in one process from other OS processes.)
This works best for coarse-grained parallelism (i.e. non-trivial computations).
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