Microsoft promises improvements to the Windows kernel, but I'm still waiting
to find out if there is, in fact, a new kernel altogether. I'll report back
on what I learn.
At the show, developers can bring their own code and see if it'll work with
Windows 7. I hope all the hardware guys bring plenty of drivers to try!
Microsoft will also promote multi-core (dual to eight cores) and many-core
(lots and lots of cores) programming. This way, apps can fully exploit the amazing
gains made by processors. The trick is that it takes a new approach to programming
and an awful lot of effort. Basically, you have to rewrite your apps from scratch
to use all of these cores. Here's
what I learned about multi-core after a month of two of research.
Posted by Doug Barney on October 27, 2008 at 11:52 AM
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