STM.NET Released!

I hope everyone saw Soma’s announcement that STM.NET is now live on MSDN Devlabs! We have been talking about software transactional memory for some time now.  Last year my Ch9 interview I mentioned we were looking to work with customers under a non-disclosure agreement; but now you can experiment with STM.NET without a NDA!  Yesterday,…

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Are we beyond the trough of disillusionment?

Transactional memory has not been immune to the Gartner hype-cycle. Nearly two years ago Ali-reza Adl-tabatabai from Intel reminded me of the hype-cycle, and we both commiserated that it appeared that we were at the “Peak of Inflated Expectations”. We had both just completed a week at the ACM’s PPoPP and we were both at…

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