6.172 | Fall 2018 | Undergraduate
Performance Engineering of Software Systems
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Lecture 17: Synchronization Without Locks

Description: Prof. Leiserson discusses non-lock synchronization using memory models, Peterson’s algorithm, instruction reordering, and hardware reordering. He discusses the compare-and-swap operation; lock-free stacks, pushes, and pops; and the ABA problem.

Instructor: Charles Leiserson

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