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Integrating concurrency and data abstraction in a parallel programming language

Rohit Chandra

Integrating concurrency and data abstraction in a parallel programming language

by Rohit Chandra

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Published by Computer Systems Laboratory, Stanford University in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRohit Chandra, Anoop Gupta, JohnL. Hennessy.
SeriesTechnical report / Computer Systems Laboratory -- no.CSL-TR-92-511, Technical report -- no.CSL-TR-92-511.
ContributionsGupta, Anoop., Hennessy, John L., Stanford University. Computer Systems Laboratory.
The Physical Object
Pagination15p. ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20584765M

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A parallel language is able to express programs that are executable on more than one processor. The book supplies a conceptual framework for different aspects of parallel algorithm design and implementation.

It first addresses the limitations of traditional programming techniques and models when dealing with concurrency. The book then explores the current state of the art in concurrent programming and describes high-level language Cited by: It provides an understanding of programming languages that offer concurrency features as part of the language definition.

The book supplies a conceptual framework for different aspects of parallel algorithm design and implementation. It first addresses the limitations of traditional programming techniques and models when dealing with concurrency/5(2). Parallel programming is describing the situation from the viewpoint of the hardware -- there are at least two processors (possibly within a single physical package) working on a problem in parallel.

Concurrent programming is describing things more from the viewpoint of the software -- two or more actions may happen at exactly the same time. Since Clojure is designed for concurrency, it offers things like Software Transaction Memory, functional programming without side-effects and immutable data structures right out of the box.

This means that the development team can focus their energies on developing features instead of concurrency details. I recommend An Introduction to Parallel Programming by Pacheco. It's clearly written, and a good intro to parallel programming. If you don't care about something being tied to a language, then Java Concurrency in Practice is a great resource.

Oracle's online tutorial is free, but probably a bit more succinct than what you're looking for. When writing parallel or multi-threaded programs, programmers have to deal with parallelism and concurrency. Both are related concepts but are not the same.

In this article, we will review the differences between them and outline a few programming abstractions for both (in particular, atomic data types, Transactional Memory, and task-based parallelism). There are different flavors of concurrency, and (unsurprisingly) different languages address these differently.

Note that there are middleware and cloud environments that address these areas, esp. for mainstream languages. I will leave them aside. Parallel/Concurrent Languages: A concurrent language is defined as one which uses the concept of simultaneously executing processes or threads of execution as a means of structuring a program.

A parallel language is able to express programs that are executable on more than one processor. Quick note: Do not use a language like Ruby or Python which has a GIL (global interpreter lock) for concurrent / parallel programming since they will not run code in concurrent manner, and quite.

material covers programming constructs and pragmatics (in Java, though language choice is not crucial), algorithms, asymptotic complexity, and constant-factor overheads.

We emphasize fundamental problems like computing a reduction (e.g., a sum) over an array in Cited by: Data abstraction means hiding the details of how data is represented from code that uses that data, and instead requiring that code to access the data via a well-defined interface.

For example, suppose we want to program with sets of integers. If its not, then the data can be edited in unpredictable ways and data corruption can result.

Its not critical to know every last detail about concurrency but learning pieces at a time is important to better understand web app programming, if you are working on desktop apps, maybe its not so important unless you need to run multiple threads.

The reflective approach (Section 4) integrates protocol libraries within an object-based programming language.

The idea is to separate the application program from the various aspects of its implementation and computation contexts (models of computation, communication, distribution, etc.), which are described in terms of metaprograms.

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Programming Languages | Data Abstraction 4 Abstract Data Types A major thrust of programming language design in ’s Package data structure and its operations in same module Data type consists of set of objects plus set of operations on the objects of the type (constructors, accessors, destructors).

Concurrent computing is a form of computing in which several computations are executed concurrently—during overlapping time periods—instead of sequentially, with one completing before the next starts.

This is a property of a system—whether a program, computer, or a network—where there is a separate execution point or "thread of control" for each process.

A memory abstraction is an abstraction layer between the program execution and the memory that provides a different “view” of a memory location depending on the execution context in which the memory access is made.

Properly designed memory abstractions help ease the task of parallel programming by mitigating the complexity of synchronization and/or admitting more [ ]. Practical parallel and concurrent programming. necessarily expose concurrency-specific bu gs such as data. Besides the obvious advantage of being independent of the programming language.

While C11 and C++11 provide a good foundation, more programming abstractions for parallelism and concurrency will likely be added to future versions of these language standards.

ISO C++ Study Group 1 is working on standardizing various abstractions ranging from concurrent data structures to task parallelism, and Study Group 5 is working on TM.

Parallel and Concurrent Programming Classical Problems, Data structures and Algorithms Marwan Burelle Introduction Locking techniques Lower level locks Mutex and other usual locks Higher Level: Semaphore and Monitor The Dining Philosophers Problem Data Structures Tasks Systems Algorithms and Concurrency Bibliography Condition variables: usecase.

Control data-race conditions using concurrent data structures and synchronization mechanisms; Test and monitor concurrent applications; About: Concurrency programming allows several large tasks to be divided into smaller sub-tasks, which are further processed as individual tasks that run in .Even the GUI programming in the previous section avoided concurrent execution by terminating the controller as soon as it finished setting up the model and view.

Concurrent computation makes programming much more complex. In this section, we will explore the extra problems posed by concurrency and outline some strategies for managing them.