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Shared Memory Application Programming by Victor Alessandrini

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Preface

This book proposes a pedagogical introduction to shared memory application programming. It grew out of several years of user training at IDRIS supercomputing center in France, and, more recently, at the PATC training program of the PRACE European infrastructure. It is designed to guide readers with a reasonable background in C-C++ programming, in becoming acquainted with current multicore programming environments, and in developing useful insights about threads. This book is therefore placed at an intermediate level; basic experience in multithreaded programming is of course welcomed, but not mandatory.

Multithreaded programming is today a core technology, at the basis of any software development project in any branch of applied computer ...

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