November 12, 2009

Is Larrabee For the Rest of Us?

Daniele Paolo Scarpazza

One man's attempt to to do regular-expression matching with the Larrabee instruction set.

Larrabee, the new multicore processor that Intel will release in the next months, is going to catch most programmers unprepared. For once, it is difficult to estimate its potential on the basis of the very few details available. And programmers of non-numerical developers, traditionally secondary audience for GPGPU architects, are going to face an even steeper programming challenge.

Full story at Dr. Dobbs Journal

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