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asymmetric multiprocessing (AMP)

In the case of multi-core process ors, a distinction is made between symmetrically constructed multi-core processors, the Symmetric Multip

rocessor (SMP) and the Asymmetric Multiprocessors (AMP). While in symmetric multi-core processors the individual processors share the operating system and the common address space of the main memory, in asymmetric multi-core processors the processor cores are decoupled from each other. Each processor core has its own software and processes applications independently of other processor cores. The performance of a single processor core is decisive for the computing power.

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Englisch: asymmetric multiprocessing - AMP
Updated at: 14.03.2020
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