[svlug] Inits

Michael Eager eager at eagercon.com
Sun Jan 18 08:12:10 PST 2015

On 01/17/15 22:00, Jesse Monroy wrote:
> On 1/17/15, Michael Eager <eager at eagercon.com> wrote:
>> On 01/17/15 18:56, Jesse Monroy wrote:
>>> Which leads me to predict that the next large increase in computing
>>> will NOT be on the silicon - but in using multiple cores. Which is where
>>> the need for an "event-driven" OS will be.
>> So when do you think Intel will start shipping multi-core processors?
> LOL. I guess if I open my mouth I should be clear. Intel already ships
> multi-core processors.
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multi-core_processor
> I should say, "multiple core processors will be available for every person."
> We're almost there. Android is shipping multi-core mobile devices,
> but they'll remain in limited quantity and use until the become widely
> adopted.

Do tell.  You mean like the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4, used in 150 designs
since 2012?

>> Where are we going to find an "event-driven" OS?
> Your guess is as good as mine. Too many variables, but definitely in
> our lifetime (if you under 55).

Predicting the past is pretty easy.

Every RTOS (and almost every other OS) is an event driven OS.  That
what interrupts do.

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