IPP Symposium


Standardizing Transactional Memory

April 30, 2009

This symposium will explore the prospects of establishing standards for language and library support for multicore synchronization, especially for Transactional Memory and related technologies.

Please RSVP by April 20th to abt@cs.brown.edu or 401-863-7610


8:30  Breakfast and Registration
3rd Floor, CIT Building

8:50  Welcome

9:00  A Generic Debugging Infrastructure for Transactional Programs
Yossi Lev, Brown University

9:30  Introducing TM into the "RealWorld"
Ulrich Drepper, Red Hat, Inc.

10:10 Break

10:25  Can Mainstream Processors Support Hardware Transactional Memory?
David Christie, AMD

11:05  A Scalable Software Transactional Memory System for the Chapel High-Productivity Language
Srinivas Sridharan, University of Notre Dame

11:45  Buffet Lunch
3rd Floor, CIT Building

1:00  The Maxine Virtual Machine
Ben L. Titzer, Sun Microsystems

1:40  Transactional Memory at Sun
Mark Moir, Sun Microsystems

2:20  Towards a Common Language and Runtime Interface for Transactional Memory in C++
Ali-Reza Adl-Tabatabai, Intel

3:00 Break

3:20  IBM STM API and X10 Extensions
Maged Michael & Vijay Saraswat, IBM

4:00  TBA
Rob Schreiber, HP

4:40  Reception