.NET Parallel Programming

All about Async/Await, System.Threading.Tasks, System.Collections.Concurrent, System.Linq, and more…

MVP Summit presentation on async

Lucian Wischik and I presented an "async clinic" at the MVP Summit in Bellevue this week.  The async/await keywords in C# and Visual Basic drastically simplify asynchronous programming, but that of course doesn't mean that using them is without any gotchas: the goal of the discussion was to highlight some of the key areas in ...

Parallelism BUILD talks available on Channel9

Thanks to everyone who attended my two talks at BUILD this past week, and I hope you enjoyed the sessions!  For those of you unable to attend in person, the recordings of the talks are now available on Channel9: There were hundreds of other sessions this week at BUILD, and you can find their videos here: https://channel9.msdn.com/...

Presentation on TPL Dataflow in financial applications

Matt Davey from Lab49 presented at the Waters North American Trading Architecture Summit April 2011 on using TPL Dataflow in trading solutions.  You can see his slide deck at http://www.slideshare.net/mattdotdavey/waters-north-american-trading-architecture-summit-april-2011. It's awesome to see the technology being used effectively to ...

Parallel Computing Sessions at the Visual Studio 2010 Launch

Thanks to everyone who attended our three breakout sessions at the Visual Studio 2010 Launch and DevConnections conference this week in Las Vegas.  Attached to this blog post are the slide decks that were presented at the talks.  The code from the talks is available either as part of our Parallel Programming in .NET 4 samples ...

PDC09 Parallelism Session Videos Now Available

Attendees at PDC09 this past week were privy to quite a few sessions on parallel computing.  Now that the videos of these sessions are online, you can view them as well from the comfort of your own home.  Here are some of the key parallelism-related sessions from this past week:Overview  Managed code in Visual Studio 2010...

Scaling out PLINQ: DryadLINQ at PDC09 and Supercomputing09

PLINQ enables developers to scale up computations in order to leverage the multiple cores available in modern hardware. For many problem domains, this is quite useful and sufficient. What happens, however, when a workload being processed is so big that even a manycore machine is insufficient to adequately handle the load? This can be the case ...

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