Parallelism Videos Galore

It’s been a hectic and exciting few weeks, and we on the Parallel Computing Platform team have been having a great time talking with customers all over the world, at the PDC, at TechEd EMEA, at DevConnections, through Channel 9, and more.  A lot of the resulting material is now available online for viewing, so… Read more

Using Hyper-V with the Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 CTP

Last week, we posted about the availability of the Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 CTP, which includes Parallel Extensions to the .NET Framework.  This preview release is available as a Virtual PC (VPC) image.  Unfortunately, a VPC image isn’t great for showcasing parallel processing, as even on a machine with many cores, the… Read more

Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 CTP now available!

The Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 CTP is now available, featuring Parallel Extensions to .NET!  Parallel Extensions has been introduced before, but what sets this CTP apart from the previous two is that it’s not a CTP of Parallel Extensions alone but of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4.0.  And excitingly, the Task… Read more

Concurrent, Multi-core Programming on Windows and .NET

Thanks to everyone who attended our PDC pre-conference session yesterday on parallelism and concurrency!  We had a wonderful turnout at the event, and David, Joe, and I all had a terrific time. Attached to this post are the slides we presented. (It turns out that the PDC site does allow you to submit an evaluation… Read more

The Channel 9 videos are rolling in…

Several more Channel 9 videos on parallelism have been posted in the last few days… Parallel Computing Platform: Overview and Future Directions Parallel Computing Platform: Asynchronous Agents for Native Code Rahul Patil: Complexities of Testing Concurrency This is in addition to the videos mentioned a few days ago here.  Much thanks to Charles for all… Read more

Native concurrency, tools, and TM

The Parallel Computing Platform team at Microsoft is working on much more than Parallel Extensions to the .NET Framework… A few weeks back, Charles from Channel 9 spoke with us about our efforts on supporting concurrency and parallelism in native code; the video of that conversation was released this week, and you can view it… Read more

Parallelism in October 2008 MSDN Magazine

The October 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine just went online yesterday, and it’s chock full of content on parallelism.  Definitely worth a cover to cover read! Paradigm Shift: Design Considerations For Parallel Programming Coding Tools: Improved Support For Parallelism In The Next Version Of Visual Studio Concurrency Hazards: Solving 11 Likely Problems In Your Multithreaded… Read more