Seven Concurrency Models in Seven Weeks (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
Monday, 11 August 2014

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. Paul Butcher shows how emerging technologies such as actors and functional programming address issues with traditional threads and locks development.

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Author: Paul Butcher
Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf
Date: July 10, 2014
Pages: 300
ISBN: 978-1937785659

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ISBN: 978-1430239789
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