[Haskell-cafe] Proof of a multi-threaded application
ketil at malde.org
Tue Nov 18 01:35:43 EST 2008
"Tim Docker" <timd at macquarie.com.au> writes:
>> My apologies for side-tracking, but does anybody have performance
>> numbers for STM? I have an application waiting to be written using
>> STM, boldly parallelizing where no man has parallelized before, but
>> if it doesn't make it faster,
> Faster than what?
Faster than an equivalent non-concurrent program. It'd also be nice
if performance was comparable lock-based implementation.
> Are you considering using STM just to make otherwise pure code run in
> parallel on multiple cores?
No, I have a complex structure that must be updated in non-predictable
ways. That's what STM is for, no?
If I haven't seen further, it is by standing in the footprints of giants
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