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Art of Multiprocessor Programming, Revised Reprint,9780123973375
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Art of Multiprocessor Programming, Revised Reprint

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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 revised edition incorporates much-demanded updates throughout the book, based on feedback and corrections reported from classrooms since 2008 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

Table of Contents

Mutual Exclusion
Concurrent Objects and Linearization
Foundations of Shared Memory
The Relative Power of Synchronization Methods
The Universality of Consensus
Spin Locks and Contention
Monitors and Blocking Synchronization
Linked Lists: the Role of Locking
Concurrent Queues and the ABA Problem
Concurrent Stacks and Elimination
Counting, Sorting and Distributed Coordination
Concurrent Hashing and Natural Parallelism
Skiplists and Balanced Search
Priority Queues
Futures, Scheduling and Work Distribution
Transactional Memory
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