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C# 2008 and 2005 Threaded Programming: Beginner's Guide by Gastón C. Hillar

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Time for action - Downloading and installing the .NET Parallel Extensions

Let's return to stars with NASA! A nebula is an interstellar cloud of dust, gas, hydrogen, and plasma. It is the first stage of a star's life cycle. As you would expect, NASA has millions of images of nebulae taken from thousands of telescopes around the world. This huge image library is difficult to process as they are receiving thousands of new images per day.

Using your multithreading capabilities, NASA's CIO wants you to parallelize as much as possible and take full advantage of available servers, to optimize the execution of a nebula finder algorithm. They will provide you with a graphics library to help you in that process, but you must test the capabilities offered ...

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