1 Reply Latest reply: Jul 3, 2009 3:50 AM by 807557 RSS

    Processes, threads and CMT Processors

    800429
      Hi all,

      I have been reading some documentation about SUN CMT processors. Usually they say that the sun T2 processor has 8 cores, and each core can handle 4 threads.

      Now, let's suppose I have an application called SIPServer, and this application has 12 threads.

      Does this means the T2 will assign the SIPServer application to both 8 cores at the same time, and their 12 threads will be split by this 8 cores?
      or
      Does this means the T2 wil assign the SIPServer application to only one core, and their 12 threads will share the 4 "pipes"
      or
      Does this menas the T2 will assign the SIPserver application to only one core at the same time, and their 12 threads will share the 4 "pipes"?
      or
      some other correct answer

      Thanks and Regards