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?

2 comments:

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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