Parallel Symposium: Addressing the Hard Problems with Concurrency


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Hear about the challenges of applying multi-core processors to general-purpose software and the key impacts this will have on developers and platforms. Learn about the hard problems that must be addressed to enable parallel software to be deployed with the same reliability and productivity of mainstream software. Hear about the key architectural changes Microsoft is making to Windows to enable the efficient execution of parallel software.
  • Lynne Hill
  • David Callahan
    David Callahan joined Microsoft in 2005. He is a Distinguished Engineer leading the Parallel Computing Platform Team within Visual Studio® focused on incubating technology for the coming manycore processors. This team is producing exciting new technologies as part of Visual Studio and also driving the Parallel Computing Initiative, a company wide effort to deliver customer value from the power of future high-performance processors. David’s background is in programming languages, parallel programming techniques, and compilation techniques focused on expressing and exploiting concurrency.

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