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Subject: Re: [boost] [job] exec job-graphs in a NUMA env (was a thread pool that allows recursive calls)
From: Oliver Kowalke (oliver.kowalke_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-08-15 05:56:55

2015-08-15 2:00 GMT+02:00 Michael Marcin <mike.marcin_at_[hidden]>:

> IIRC a lot of the feedback from the fiber review was related to differing
> performance expectations.

The opinions differed more in the use cases of the library - hight
performance only or/and solving other programming problems.
But boost.fiber will never compete with TBB because TBB never supports
context switching (has to process the whole job-graph).

> As I'm reading through the documentation I just want to be sure my
> expectations are well based.
> This library is designed designed for high performance, correct?

Boost.job? - yes, as much has possible, the main feature is the support for
NUMA memory allocation.

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