Re: JavaMemoryModel: Introductions

From: Bill Pugh (
Date: Sun Jul 04 1999 - 17:42:42 EDT

>I'm a student in Technion, Israel. I'm doing research on Java memory model
>as part of my M.Sc. thesis.
>I have proved the Coherency of the Java memory model, along with some
>other facts about it. The results have been published in IPPS'98. Now I'm
>working on applying these results to compilation of Java (unless the
>consistency model is changed drastically ;).
> Alex Gontmakher

I think the odds are very high that the existing consistency model
will be completely scrapped. My Java Grande paper showed that the
existing memory model has substantial negative impacts on performance
and that all high performance JVM's are in violation of the Java
memory model.

        Bill Pugh

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