SISD

Short for single instruction, single data. A type of parallel computing architecture that is classified under Flynn’s taxonomy. A single processor executes a single instruction stream, to operate on data stored in a single memory. There is often a central controller that broadcasts the instruction stream to all the processing elements.

See also Flynn’s taxonomy.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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