Sunday, 25 October 2009

OCaml4Multicore (oc4mc)

The OCaml Journal just published an article about the new parallel OCaml implementation:

"OCaml4Multicore is a modified OCaml compiler that allows POSIX threads to run in parallel. This is a major development that makes shared-memory parallel programming much easier and also has the potential to make it far more efficient for many important appications. This article introduces the subject of thread-based parallel programming, explains why it is difficult to facilitate in OCaml-like language implementations and examines the performance characteristics of oc4mc..."

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