Transactional Memory on Channel 9

Dana and I have been talking with Charles from channel 9 about transactional memory. Please check out the video. We like to call it “the TM holiday special” 🙂   Charles has also interviewed our indefatigable QA-engineer-at-large Chris Dern on the novel concurrency testing techniques he and his buddies from MSR are discovering and applying. Check out…

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Transactions: a personal journey

(by Dave Detlefs)   For me personally my involvement in the current Microsoft transactional memory project is my second attempt to tilt at the windmill of integrating transactional concepts more tightly into general-purpose programming languages.  In the late 1980’s, while working on Ph.D., I was a member of the Avalon/C++ project at Carnegie-Mellon University, working…

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