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CAL
2006
13 years 4 months ago
Subtleties of Transactional Memory Atomicity Semantics
Abstract-- Transactional memory has great potential for simplifying multithreaded programming by allowing programmers to specify regions of the program that must appear to execute ...
Milo M. K. Martin, Colin Blundell, E. Lewis
PPOPP
2009
ACM
14 years 5 months ago
Transactional memory with strong atomicity using off-the-shelf memory protection hardware
This paper introduces a new way to provide strong atomicity in an implementation of transactional memory. Strong atomicity lets us offer clear semantics to programs, even if they ...
Martín Abadi, Tim Harris, Mojtaba Mehrara