Types of Parallel Processing? 

Parallel Processing is broadly classified into 2 types.
a) SMP - Symmetrical Multi Processing.
b) MPP - Massive Parallel Processing. 

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  • Sep 12th, 2005

Then how about Pipeline and Partition Paralleism, are they also 2 types of Parallel processing?

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ezeamasiobi chibuzor

  • Apr 30th, 2006

what is pararrel processing.?

what is its importance in the present computer technology?

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  • Jun 29th, 2006

there two types of parallel processing1) SMP --> Symmertical Multi Processing2) MPP---> Massive Parallel Processing

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  • Jul 25th, 2006

Parallel processing are two types.

1) Pipeline parellel processing

2) Partitioning parellel processing

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jemelyn binay

  • Aug 10th, 2006

What are the types of parallel processing?Differentiate?

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  • May 7th, 2007

Hardware wise thereĀ areĀ 3 types of parallel processing systems available:
1. SMP (symetric multiprocessing: multiple CPUs, shared memory, single OS)
2. MPP (Massively Parallel Processing Systems: multiple CPUs each having a personal set of resources - memory, OS, etc, but physically housed on the same machine)
3. Clusters: same as MPP, but physically dispersed (not on the same box & connected via high speed networks).

DS offers 2 types of parallelism to take advantage of the above hardware:
1. Pipeline Parallelism
2. Partition Parallelism

-hope this helps.

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