I highly recommend this one

Opening Mood: Good Morning! Gosh, it’s already Good Afternoon.
Opening Song: Swadesh (title song)

After spending two consecutive nights going through the implementation of Read Copy Update (RCU), both classic and preemptible, and trying to find a flaw in vain, I am kind of exhausted. And very impressed. RCU is twisted, yet so simple. I read elsewhere, that maybe the human mind wasn’t cut out for designing parallel algorithms. We tend to think in a more sequential fashion. (Probably which is why folks back in college, find linked list algorithms simpler than an RB tree!!)

I guess RCU is one of the exceptions to this theory!

Anyway, recently I came across this blog which I highly recommend. Especially this post.

Cheers to a Happy Weekend ahead!!!

Closing Mood: Memory barriers… they’re for real!
Closing Song: Bin tere kya hai jeena (Woh Lamhe)


About gautshen

A jack of many trades of which , Linux Kernel Programming puts food on the table. Also pursuing his PhD in the area Theoretical Computer Science at the Chennai Mathematical Institute. Is an avid reader interested in the Hindu traditions and philosophy. Loves Bicycling and Good Music. Name is Ranjal Gautham Shenoy.
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