Intel Benchmark Test: Linux Goes to 600,000

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Intel Benchmark Test: Linux Goes to 600,000

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According to new tests performed by Intel (Nasdaq: INTC - news), the database performance of a 32-processor Itanium server running Linux (news - web sites) rivals that of servers running Windows or Unix (news - web sites) software. Since handling a database is a heavyweight computing chore, requiring an OS to perform a blizzard of transactions, this new benchmark score is considered a major coup for the open source OS
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cpu_family(3alleg4)						  Allegro manual					       cpu_family(3alleg4)

NAME
cpu_family - Contains the CPU type. Allegro game programming library. SYNOPSIS
#include <allegro.h> extern int cpu_family; DESCRIPTION
Contains the Intel type, where applicable. Allegro defines the following CPU family types: CPU_FAMILY_UNKNOWN - The type of processor is unknown CPU_FAMILY_I386 - The processor is an Intel-compatible 386 CPU_FAMILY_I486 - The processor is an Intel-compatible 486 CPU_FAMILY_I586 - The processor is a Pentium or equivalent CPU_FAMILY_I686 - The processor is a Pentium Pro, II, III or equivalent CPU_FAMILY_ITANIUM - The processor is an Itanium processor CPU_FAMILY_POWERPC - The processor is a PowerPC processor CPU_FAMILY_EXTENDED - The processor type needs to be read from the cpu_model You can read this variable after you have called check_cpu() (which is automatically called by allegro_init()). SEE ALSO
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