parallel processing

Definitions

Computing

Electronics

  • The simultaneous execution of multiple computer operations by multiple CPUs in a single computer. Such processors are usually linked by high-speed channels.
  • The simultaneous execution of multiple computer operations by a single computer, whether it utilizes multiple processors or another mechanism.
  • The utilization of multiple computers to perform multiple operations simultaneously.
  • An architecture utilized for parallel processing (1), parallel processing (2), or parallel processing (3). Also called parallel processing architecture.
  • synonymparallel computation
  • synonymparallel computing
  • synonymparallel operation
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