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Accelerator vs Concurrency & Coordination Runtime and Decentralized Software Services Toolkit

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    syawal

    Please give comparison and pro and con of Microsoft Accelerator (for GPU) vs Microsoft Concurrency & Coordination Runtime and Decentralized Software Services (CCR and DSS)Toolkit? Is both the same thing?

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    Charles

    Did you read the information on the sites you linked to in your question?? The answer is right there....

     

    No, they are not the same... Accelerator is a data-parallel computation library that targets GPU (it's designed for parallel processing of large data arrays). CCR/DSS is a general purpose managed distributed coordination "platform" (concurrency is a side effect; the art is in the coordination primitives and port-based programming abstractions).

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    syawal

    Charles said:

    Did you read the information on the sites you linked to in your question?? The answer is right there....

     

    No, they are not the same... Accelerator is a data-parallel computation library that targets GPU (it's designed for parallel processing of large data arrays). CCR/DSS is a general purpose managed distributed coordination "platform" (concurrency is a side effect; the art is in the coordination primitives and port-based programming abstractions).

    C

    thanks.

     

    but if it can work together, it will awesome.

     

     

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    tivadj

    Charles said:

    Did you read the information on the sites you linked to in your question?? The answer is right there....

     

    No, they are not the same... Accelerator is a data-parallel computation library that targets GPU (it's designed for parallel processing of large data arrays). CCR/DSS is a general purpose managed distributed coordination "platform" (concurrency is a side effect; the art is in the coordination primitives and port-based programming abstractions).

    C

    Accelerator project seems to be too outdated. Charles, fresh interview would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks.

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    Charles

    tivadj said:
    Charles said:
    *snip*

    Accelerator project seems to be too outdated. Charles, fresh interview would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks.

    Yes. I will look into this.

    C

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