Episode 68: Dan Grossman on Garbage Collection and Transactional Memory

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Recording Venue: OOPSLA 2007
Guest(s): Dan Grossman

Host(s): Markus
This episode features a discussion with Dan Grossman about an essay paper he wrote for this year’s OOPSLA conference. The paper is about an analogy between garbage collection and transactional memory. In addition to seeing the beauty of the analogy, the discussion also serves as a good introduction to transactional memory (which was mentioned in the Goetz/Holmes episode) and – to some extent – to garbage collection.

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