Transactions are back-but are they the same?
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ACM SIGACT News, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2008/39/1/48-58
Transactions are back in the spotlight! They are emerging in concurrent programming languages under the name of transactional memory (TM). Their new role? Concurrency control on new multi-core processors. From afar they look the same as good ol' database transactions. <i>But are they really?</i> <br> In this position paper, we reflect about the distinguishing features of these <i>memory transactions</i> with respect to their <i>database</i> cousins.
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