[Haifux] Lecture proposal - high performance multi threaded programming

Hai Zaar haizaar at gmail.com
Tue Apr 29 19:22:09 MSD 2008

On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 5:21 PM, Shachar Shemesh <shachar at shemesh.biz> wrote:
> Hai Zaar wrote:
> > Yeah, great topic!
> > It will be great if this issue will be covered as well:
> > http://www.airs.com/blog/archives/79
> >
> >
>  First, I've only read this through twice, and so have not, yet, understood
> what the compiler is doing to this code. As such, I don't feel qualified to
> comment.
>  The other aspect is that the lecture is more algorithmic than
> implementation. I'm trying to answer the "how do you structure your program
> so that algorithmic complexity doesn't kill you of an heart attack before
> you are 30". Just as the article points out, a simple memory barrier here
> would solve the problem, so this is obviously an implementation question.
Any remarks about the what memory barrier is would be appreciated
during the lecture.

>  I'll try to point out some of these problems, but that won't be the focus.
>  Shachar


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