Computer Tutorials and Books
Tutorials: C / C++ | C#.NET | PHP MySQL | Java | Java Script | jQuery | HTML | xHTML | HTML5 | VB Script | CSS

Books: C/C++ | C# | Android | Mathematics | Database | Cloud | Graphics | Networking | Oracle | Hardware | AI
Categories Download eBook: The Practice of Parallel Programming Bookmark and Share

Book Catagory:Misc. IT Books
Title The Practice of Parallel Programming
Author(s) Sergey A. Babkin
Publisher: CreateSpace (March 29, 2010)
Paperback 422 pages
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1451536615
ISBN-13: 978-1451536614
Book Description

This book provides an advanced guide to the issues of the parallel and multithreaded programming. It goes beyond the high-level design of the applications, into the details that are often overlooked but vital to make the programs work. The content is oriented towards the programming of the operating systems, servers and business applications.

The parallel programming has three aspects to it: the theory of parallelism, a specific API you plan to use, and the details of how to make it all work together. Many books cover the first two aspects but at the moment this is the only book about the third one.

This craft of parallel programming is not widely known, and because of this the parallel programming has gained the reputation of complexity. Surprisingly few programs and libraries do the multithreading quite right. This book leads the readers into the understanding of the craft, using many examples based on POSIX and Microsoft Windows APIs, with occasional Java or C#.

Most of the algorithms discussed are general and may be implemented in any language. How to stop a multithreaded program correctly? Or how to stop only a single connection in a multi-user server? What if the program receives a signal? How are the scalable data structures built? What synchronization primitives are more appropriate in which usage patterns, and how are they related to each other? A whole lot of questions about the queues and topologies built with them. When are the fashionable paradigms of lock-free synchronization, transactional memory and actors hot and when not? How to multiplex with threads and without them? This book answers all these questions and more.
Download eBook
The Practice of Parallel Programming

More Misc. IT Books eBooks:
Imperative to Functional Programming Succinctly
Computational Physics and Scientific Computing
Computer Desktop Encyclopedia
Dynamic Programming and Bayesian Inference, Concepts and Applications
Introduction to Theory of Computation
Models of Computation: Exploring the Power of Computing
O'Reilly´┐Ż Mastering Bitcoin: Unlocking Digital Crypto-Currencies
Business Information Systems: Design an App for That
Foundations of Computation
Building Blocks for Theoretical Computer Science
Computer Simulation Techniques - The Definitive Introduction
WordPress Essentials for Business
Computer Science from the Bottom Up
TouchDevelop - Programming on the Go
Introduction to High-Performance Scientific Computing

Home - Advertise - Contact - Disclaimer - About Us
© Since 2006 -- All Rights Reserved.