About This Guide

The Multicore Processing User's Guide describes how you can use symmetric multiprocessing to get the most performance possible out of a multiprocessor system. It also describes how to use bound multiprocessing to restrict which processors a thread can run on.

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Multicore processing in general What is Multicore Processing?
Getting started with multicore processing A Quick Introduction to Multicore Processing
Programming with multicore processing in mind Developing Multicore Systems
Terminology used in this guide Glossary