Jon Ciesla wrote:
On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 1:02 PM, Kevin Kofler
> Jon Ciesla wrote:
>> Only if you assume that high clock speed workloads are the only
>> important workloads. For highly parallellizable tasks, an ARM system
>> with tons of slower cores is a powerhouse. Think a db server serving
>> huge numbers of queries.
> Unfortunately, our builds are not that parallelizable, which is a major
> practical problem with ARM as a primary architecture.
I was referring to use cases, not builds.
As I wrote below:
> As for supporting the use case for our users, I don't see why
> support those specialized tasks with a secondary architecture.
those use cases can be supported just fine by a secondary architecture.