What’s New For Parallelism in .NET 4.5

.NET 4 and Visual Studio 2010 saw the introduction of a wide range of new support for parallelism: the Task Parallel Library (TPL), Parallel LINQ (PLINQ), new synchronization and coordination primitives and collections (e.g. ConcurrentDictionary), an improved ThreadPool for handling parallel workloads, new debugger windows, new concurrency visualizations, and more. Since then, we’ve been hard… 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

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

Parallel Computing Platform at TechEd 2008

Heading to TechEd 2008? Come discover some of the exciting technologies the Parallel Computing Platform team is working on. We’re presenting four sessions on parallelism at the Developer conference: DVP205 The Microsoft Parallel Computing Initiative: Bringing Concurrency to the Masses Tuesday, June 3 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM, S210 B Software is headed for a… Read more