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The problem with threads

Roman Shaposhnik: The Problem with Threads (via Tim Bray). In a sentence:

What POSIX shared memory threading model does is it turns a fundamentally determimistic von Neumann architecture on its head by wreaking havoc on how memory gets used during computation to store intermediate results.

{2007.08.05 - 23:01}


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