How to Write Parallel Programs: A First Course
by Nicholas Carriero, David Gelernter
Publisher: MIT Press 1992
Number of pages: 246
In the not-too-distant future every programmer, software engineer, and computer scientist will need to understand parallelism, a powerful and proven way to run programs fast. The authors of this straightforward tutorial explain why this is so and provide the instruction that will transform ordinary programmers into parallel programmers.
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by Blaise Barney - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
This tutorial covers the very basics of parallel computing, and is intended for someone who is just becoming acquainted with the subject. It begins with a brief overview, including concepts and terminology associated with parallel computing.
by Sabu M. Thampi - arXiv
An overview of distributed computing systems. The definition, architecture, characteristics of distributed systems and the various fallacies are discussed. Finally, discusses client/server computing, World Wide Web and types of distributed systems.
by C. Bischof, at al. - John von Neumann Institute for Computing
The book gives an overview of the developments, applications and future trends in high performance computing for all platforms. It addresses all aspects of parallel computing, including applications, hardware and software technologies.
by Colin Campbell, Ralph Johnson, Stephen Toub - Microsoft Press
A book that introduces .NET programmers to patterns for including parallelism in their applications. Examples of these patterns are parallel loops, parallel tasks and data aggregation with map-reduce. Each pattern has its own chapter.