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The Practice archive provides access to all Practice articles published in past issues of Communications of the ACM.

November 2008


From Communications of the ACM

Software Transactional Memory: Why is it Only a Research Toy?: why is it only a research toy?

Software Transactional Memory: Why is it Only a Research Toy?

The promise of STM may likely be undermined by its overheads and workload applicabilities.


From Communications of the ACM

Real-World Concurrency

Real-World Concurrency

What does the proliferation of concurrency mean for the software you develop?


From Communications of the ACM

CTO Roundtable on Virtualization: Part I

CTO Roundtable on Virtualization

Virtualization technology is hot again, but for the right reasons?