Virtual Machine enabled large-scale parallelism
VM-enabled polycore computing and Lifting the lid on IBM's Cell chip highlight the coming would of Multi-core systems, the how and the why of The Concurrency Revolution.
Beyond MultiCore: So what do you you call it when you are planning CPUs by the thousands (As in "2.5 kilo CPUs")? The Register suggests : polycore computing.
Update: Jan 17 2005, Roland Piquepaille comments.