The Art of Multiprocessor Programming

The Art of Multiprocessor Programming

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Revised and updated with improvements conceived in parallel programming courses, The Art of Multiprocessor Programming is an authoritative guide to multicore programming. It introduces a higher level set of software development skills than that needed for efficient single-core programming. This book provides comprehensive coverage of the new principles, algorithms, and tools necessary for effective multiprocessor programming. Students and professionals alike will benefit from thorough coverage of key multiprocessor programming issues.This 2nd edition features new exercises developed by instructors using the text, with more algorithms, new examples and other updates throughout the book Learn the fundamentals of programming multiple threads accessing shared memory Explore mainstream concurrent data structures and the key elements of their design, as well as synchronization techniques from simple locks to transactional memory systems Visit the companion site and download source code, example Java programs, and materials to support and enhance the learning experience
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Product details

  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 191 x 235mm
  • Morgan Kaufmann Publishers In
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0124159508
  • 9780124159501
  • 2,118,492

Table of contents

1. Introduction2. Mutual Exclusion3. Concurrent Objects and Linearization4. Foundations of Shared Memory5. The Relative Power of Synchronization Methods6. The Universality of Consensus7. Spin Locks and Contention8. Monitors and Blocking Synchronization9. Linked Lists: the Role of Locking10. Concurrent Queues and the ABA Problem11. Concurrent Stacks and Elimination12. Counting, Sorting and Distributed Coordination13. Concurrent Hashing and Natural Parallelism14. Skiplists and Balanced Search15. Priority Queues16. Futures, Scheduling and Work Distribution17. Barriers18. Transactional MemoryAppendices
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