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  • DragonFlyBSD Working On NUMA-Awareness, Memory Changes

    Phoronix: DragonFlyBSD Working On NUMA-Awareness, Memory Changes

    Matthew Dillon's latest work on the DragonFlyBSD kernel includes steps towards supporting NUMA-awareness, locking, and other memory allocation related changes...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...MA-Memory-Work

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    Is NUMA important only to multi socketed servers? Or it is useful to other cases?

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      Originally posted by andrei_me View Post
      Is NUMA important only to multi socketed servers? Or it is useful to other cases?
      NUMA may be used also in single-socket server CPUs with many cores as they may be basically be multiple CPUs bolted together at the silicon level (oversimplification).

      But yeah, in general it's for high-end server use.

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