Joe Duffy on Uniqueness and Reference Immutability for Safe Parallelism

Posted by Jonathan Allen on  Apr 11, 2013

We interviewed Joe Duffy, author of Concurrent Programming on Windows, about his research into the use of type systems to ensure safe parallelism. 1

Designing Next-Generation Massively Multithreaded Architectures for Irregular Applications

Posted by Antonino Tumeo Simone Secchi Oreste Villa on  Dec 31, 2012

In this article, authors discuss Cray XMT, a massively multithreaded architecture framework that addresses the needs of irregular data-intensive applications in emerging fields.

Exterminating Heisenbugs

Posted by Victor Grazi on  Jul 24, 2012

Victor Grazi presents ten tips to keep in mind when architecting or developing concurrent applications in Java. 9

Interview and Book Review: Programming Concurrency on the JVM

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Jan 10, 2012

InfoQ spoke with book author Venkat Subramaniam about strategies and design approaches for programming concurrency on JVM and hardware capabilities to achieve concurrency. 4

Joe Duffy on the Future of Concurrency and Parallelism

Posted by Jonathan Allen on  May 31, 2011

Joe Duffy talks about the future of concurrency and parallelism. This interview covers his thoughts on the language designs, libraries, and patterns that are becoming important in modern programming. 1

No Callbacks Required: StratifiedJS Returns Sequential Programming to Javascript

Posted by Werner Schuster on  Dec 19, 2010

StratifiedJS is a superset of Javascript that adds concurrency constructs and makes callback hell a thing of the past. How? InfoQ talked to Alexander Fritze, of Onilabs, to find out. 5

Profiling java.util.concurrent locks

Posted by Yao Qi Raja Das Zhi Da Luo on  May 27, 2010

IBM’s Yao Qi, Raja Das, and Zhi Da Luo describe jucprofiler, an alphaWorks tool designed to profile multicore applications that make use of the java.util.concurrent classes introduced in Java 5. 2

Memory Barriers and JVM Concurrency

Posted by Dennis Byrne on  Mar 08, 2010

This article explains the impact memory barriers, or fences, have on the determinism of multi-threaded programs. 2

Service Dynamics: the lazy man's way

Posted by Todor Boev on  Jul 29, 2009

This article presents one developer's approach to dealing with the "fiendishly hard" OSGi issue of service dynamics. The basic problem is described and two different solutions are proposed. 2