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Tip: Programmatically Querying the Number of CPU Cores in Java

Learn how to use Java to find the number of CPU cores.


Use the code sample below to use Java to find the number of CPU cores.

int cores = Runtime.getRuntime().availableProcessors();


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Octavia Andreea Anghel is a senior PHP developer currently working as a primary trainer for programming teams that participate at national and international software-development contests. She consults on developing educational projects at a national level. She is a coauthor of the book "XML Technologies--XML in Java" (Albastra, ISBN 978-973-650-210-1), for which she wrote the XML portions. In addition to PHP and XML, she's interested in software architecture, web services, UML, and high-performance unit tests.
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