The Free Lunch Is Over: A Fundamental Turn Toward Concurrency in Software

David Hopwood <>
Fri Jan 7 22:37:20 CET 2005


Evgeni Dragoev wrote:
> What do you think?
> 
> http://www.gotw.ca/publications/concurrency-ddj.htm

This is the comment I made on <>:

The first part of the article concentrates exclusively on the performance
effects of concurrency, and doesn't really say anything new. The second part
("What This Means For Software") demonstrates that the author does know
about message-based concurrency (and promises to write about it in a future
article), but perhaps doesn't get quite how much broken code would be
produced if the 'vast majority of programmers' suddenly started writing
concurrent apps in lock-based shared state models.

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David Hopwood <>




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