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February 2009


From Communications of the ACM

Parallel Programming with Transactional Memory

Parallel Programming with Transactional Memory

While still primarily a research project, transactional memory shows promise for making parallel programming easier.


From Communications of the ACM

Improving Performance on the Internet

Improving Performance on the Internet

Given the Internet's bottlenecks, how can we build fast, scalable, content-delivery systems?