eWeek: Intel Wisely Embraces Open-Source Threat
Jan 29, 2003, 11:30 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Coffee)
"With Intel's midmonth announcement of a Linux version of its
VTune Performance Analyzer (see www.intel.com/vtune), the company
facesâ€"and even embracesâ€"the open-source
threat to the Wintel axis.
"Spending time with VTune, looking under the hood at what's
happening to code when it runs, makes a person recognize two
things. First, a Pentium-family chip is an extraordinary machine;
it keeps a scary number of plates spinning at once, while still
making computing look as easy to most programmers as it was when a
simple flowchart could describe what was going on..."
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