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Seven Concurrency Models in Seven Weeks When Threads Unravel

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ISBN-10: 1937785653

ISBN-13: 9781937785659

Edition: 2014

Authors: Paul Butcher

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Your software needs to leverage multiple cores, handle thousands of users and terabytes of data, and continue working in the face of both hardware and software failure. Concurrency and parallelism are the keys, and Seven Concurrency Models in Seven Weeks equips you for this new world. See how emerging technologies such as actors and functional programming address issues with traditional threads and locks development. Learn how to exploit the parallelism in your computer's GPU and leverage clusters of machines with MapReduce and Stream Processing. And do it all with the confidence that comes from using tools that help you write crystal clear, high-quality code.This book will show you how to…    
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Book details

List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pragmatic Programmers, LLC, The
Publication date: 7/22/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Paul Butcher started out writing games for 8-bit home computers before he was a teenager, and since then has worked in diverse fields at all levels of abstraction, from microcode on bit-slice processors to high-level declarative programming and all points in between. He's been using agile approaches for the last several years, although had adopted many of the same techniques before the agile movement gave them a name. Paul's depth of experience derives from a history of working for startups in which he's had the privilege of working with several great teams on cutting edge technology. In an attempt to demonstrate that he's at least as fast as Lewis Hamilton, Paul totaled his race-car last…