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Understanding Hardware Transactional Memory
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| by Gil Tene Follow 14 Followers on Aug 21, 2016 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in London, Mar 4 - 6, 2019. Join us!

Gil Tene discusses and demonstrates new speculative and optimistic locking mechanisms enabled by HTM, covers benefits and limitations, and speculates about both the near term and long term future impact of HTM on concurrency choices and everyday programming choices.


Gil Tene is CTO and co-founder of Azul Systems. He has been involved with virtual machine and runtime technologies for the past 25 years. His focus areas include system responsiveness and latency behavior. He pioneered the Continuously Concurrent Compacting Collector (C4) that powers Azul's continuously reactive Java platforms.

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