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comment Why are GPUs cheaper than CPUs?
Are there examples to support this claim?
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comment Why are GPUs cheaper than CPUs?
Why is RISC better than CISC??
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comment Why are GPUs cheaper than CPUs?
Why are we interested in FLOATING POINT operations, and not just regular ones (hence, why are FLOPS the standard we go by)?
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comment Why are GPUs cheaper than CPUs?
Hi gbn. Thanks but could you provide a particular, concrete example of what you are saying? :)
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accepted Why do Process ID's come in the tens of thousands?
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accepted PC vs Mac… why are things this way?
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accepted How does a file have no extension?
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accepted Are you allowed to come up with any desired file extension (for Unix, Linux, Windows)?
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accepted What's the difference between a disk and a drive?
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accepted Why have SATAs replaced PATAs these days?
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accepted When referring to the field of supercomputing, what exactly is a “compute/computing node”?
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accepted What is a general rule of thumb for File sizes (in kB, MB, GB, etc…)?
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comment Distributed systems: how does their architecture allow them to do what is needed?
+Great answer. Could you explain what distributed caching is, in a general sense?
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comment Why is there so much hype about Virtualization these days?
Ah I see. Just curious, but are most consultants independent contractors / freelancers, or is there usually an organization that manages the consultants?
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comment What is a general rule of thumb for File sizes (in kB, MB, GB, etc…)?
Thanks. I'm just curious, but why are there different character encodings out there? Why can't just stick with a standard?
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comment Why is there so much hype about Virtualization these days?
Hi JohnFX, could you explain a little about how cloud computing and virtualization are alike or related? Thanks :)
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accepted Why is there so much hype about Virtualization these days?
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comment Why is there so much hype about Virtualization these days?
@sgmoore that's strange, because my 32-bit Windows Office install worked perfectly on my new 64-bit machine. Aren't these machines all supposed to be backward compatible?