1. Prior to beginning work on this assignment, read 6 (attached).
Patterson and Hennessy (2014) state that “not developing the software to take advantage of, or optimize for, a multiprocessor architecture” can present performance problems. Provide a real-world example of how an application developed for a uniprocessor can impact the performance of executing the same application on a multiprocessor architecture. Include your source, formatted in APA. 250 words.
2. Prior to beginning work on this assignment, read 6.1 to 6.3 (attached).
In this week’s interactive assignment, you will continue working on your presentation concept map to visually outline and make connections between the concepts of computer systems. This week’s section of the concept map is focused on parallel processors. In your map, summarize the SISD, MIMD, SIMD, and SPMD, and provide an example for each category
In addition to your concept map, address the following in your initial post in the discussion forum:
Summarize the goals and principles of computer architecture parallelism.
Describe the two key characteristics as to how GPUs are different from CPUs.
Create your initial post in the Word document you created in Week 1, and copy your initial post for this week’s discussion into the discussion forum. Your initial post must be a minimum of 250 words.
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