Multicore Haskell user experiences
dons at galois.com
Wed Apr 29 14:11:45 EDT 2009
Yes, I think this is the appropriate place. The Data Parallel Haskell
team, and the GHC rts team are watching!
> [Sorry if this is the wrong place to hold this discussion... I'll move
> it if told to do so...]
> Simon P-J (et. al.) did recently publish a paper on making the Haskell
> runtime more multicore friendly, addressing the GC issue (among many
> More broadly, though, there are two opportunities for multicore
> Haskell presentations:
> a) An IEEE conference in Pasedena, CA, July 19-21. The major theme is
> multicore in space (if you're familiar with OPERA/MAESTRO), but as a
> one of the conference-within-a-conference organizers, I'm interested
> in multicore programmability. Work on runtime environments, new
> language features, good-bad-and-ugly experiences, and "hard technical
> topics" are welcome. Looking for one or two presentations for this.
> b) Supercomputing '09 in Portland, OR next November. Focus here is
> primarily on user experience programming multicore with up-and-coming
> Any suggestions or presentation pitches are welcome.
> On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 3:01 AM, Johannes Waldmann
> <waldmann at imn.htwk-leipzig.de> wrote:
> >> PS: Anyone got a multicore Haskell experience they want to share at
> >> Supercomputing this year? The guys from Galois did a great job
> >> shocking the audience last year.
> > well, this is my shocking experience:
> > http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.haskell.glasgow.user/16809
> > where of course the conclusion is that parallelism
> > does not work "out of the box". No surprise?
> > While I completely would buy this statement for Java, C# etc
> > I hoped it was different for Haskell.
> > I don't want to rewrite my programs to make them less depend on GC.
> > Sure it could be done but then I could use Java from the start.
> > J.W.
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