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A Comparison of the Merits of using Software or Hardware Transactional Memory, against Traditional ‘Semaphore’ Locking

| February 7, 2017

1. Introduction Transactional memory is poised to take parallel programming a step higher by making it more efficient and much easier to achieve, compared to traditional ‘semaphore’ locking.  This is because transactional memory is easier to handle when tasks are divided into several free threads, especially when these threads do not have common access to […]

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