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Efficient ObjectBased Software Transactions C. Scott Ananian
 

Summary: Efficient Object­Based Software Transactions
C. Scott Ananian
Computer Science and
Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA 02139
cananian@csail.mit.edu
Martin Rinard
Computer Science and
Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA 02139
rinard@csail.mit.edu
ABSTRACT
This paper proposes an e#cient object­based implementa­
tion of non­blocking software transactions. We use ideas
from software distributed shared memory to e#ciently im­
plement transactions with little overhead for non­transactional
code. Rather than emulating a flat transactional memory,
our scheme is object­based, which allows compiler optimiza­

  

Source: Ananian, C. Scott - One Laptop Per Child

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences