Developing Applications for More Than 64 Logical Processors in Windows Server 2008 R2

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Windows 7 will support more than 64 logical processors with improved kernel scheduler mechanisms that enable efficient scaling. Learn how to use new system software affinity APIs to aid application scalability beyond 64 logical processors through the use of "Kernel Groups." Kernel Groups allow for legacy processor affinity aware applications to perform well while applications and drivers using new APIs can take advantage of all processors on the system.
  • Arie van der Hoeven
    Arie has been at Microsoft for 10 years working on technologies including ACPI, Windows Embedded, PCI Express, Plug and Play, WOW64, Server Power Management, Windows Hardware Error Architecture, and Scale Up. Prior to working at Microsfot he was an IT administrator, educator and US Army officer.

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    Debeshlohani
    It seems MS WINDOWS SERVER 2008 is robust and more flexible and smart than Windows Server 2003.  It seems it is also more secure and deoloyment friendly in mission critical application area.
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    kasajian

    wow, the audio quality is so bad..  it just dies out and you hear nothing for 3 or 4 seconds at a time.

    It just seems odd that we're talking about great technolgoies, and we can't make a simple audio recording.  You can pick a tape recorder from Radio Shack for $20

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