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Transactional lock elision (TLE) can produce the effects of fine-grained locking and higher concurrency
KarenLawrence Tags: power8 transactional tle parallel lock fine-graned optimize tm elision power aix coarse-grained linux programming htm memory ibm 5,994 Views
Transactional memory (TM) is a feature that was proposed some time ago in academia, but only recently has been implemented in modern, mainstream processors. TM is intended to simplify parallel programming, as an alternative to using locks. For example:...
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