Early Release : Friend or Foe ?

  title={Early Release : Friend or Foe ?},
  author={Travis Skare and Christos Kozyrakis},
Transactional Memory (TM) [9] has the potential to simplify concurrency management by supporting parallel tasks (tran sactions) that appear to execute atomically and in isolation . There is already a significant body of work on programming language constructs for transactional memory [7, 6, 5, 3, 1, 2]. Nevertheless, there still exists little consensus on se veral constructs, particularly those motivated by performance o ptimizations. In this paper, we study a set of data structure algorithms… CONTINUE READING
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