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Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 Unleashed by Lars Powers, Mike Snell

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Debugging Parallel Applications

A parallel application is one that executes code simultaneously. This includes multithreading applications. Therefore, the multithreading debugging discussed thus far is applicable to parallel applications. However, there are additional features of the .NET languages, the framework, and the Visual Studio Debugger to help support parallel coding scenarios. These features are an attempt to take advantage of the recent proliferation of manycore processors. Developers want to take advantage of this computer power, which means developers need to begin changing the way they write their applications to take advantage of the multiple cores, each capable of running one or more threads in parallel.

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