Tuesday, May 31, 2005

What will be the next revolution in task execution?

Task execution and scheduling concepts came into limelight with the advent of multi-processing Operating Systems. Unix made processes popular and then SUN made threads popular (the defacto now for task execution). What do you think the next wave will be?


kattricker said...

My guess would be grid computing, Oracle has already made headway into it commercially. The 10i is grid enabled.

Balbir Singh said...

Yes, Grid computing is good.

At a fundamental level, can we come up with a better primitive than threads and processes?

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