[Newbies] New VM Question

Lars Wassermann lars.wassermann at student.hpi.uni-potsdam.de
Thu Feb 21 18:50:43 UTC 2013

On 02/21/2013 07:42 PM, Kirk Fraser wrote:
> Does the new VM support multiple processors?  I was thinking of an 8 
> core.  What happens?  Does the image get split by 8 automatically or 
> does one need to start 8 images to fully utilize the processor?  Or 
> would it be best to just use an old one core computer?
> Is there a tutorial on using sockets to communicate between cores 
> and/or internet separated computers?
> Thanks,
> Kirk Fraser
Hi Kirk,
the Cog VM does not use multiple cores. If you want to use multiple 
cores with one VM, there is the Roar 
VM[https://github.com/smarr/RoarVM]. But I don't know whether that is 
stable, yet.
With the other VMs, you would have to use multiple vm-instances.
Lars Wassermann

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