[Haskell-cafe] Is there any experience using Software Transactional
Memory in substantial applications?
sergueyz at gmail.com
Sun Aug 8 15:03:06 EDT 2010
Recently we discussed Haskell and especially types in Russian part of
LiveJournal and of course we talk about STM.
My opponent gave me that link:
It says that performance with STM in Microsoft Research was more than horrible.
I failed to find convincing counter-evidence on the web. Not for
Haskell, even for Java/C#/C++.
So I asking Haskell-cafe for clarification. Do anyone here have an
experience with STM in computing-intensive tasks? Did it help there?
What are the possible reasons for STM failure in MR?
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