Life as a software engineer is so exciting! Computing power continue to rise exponentially, software demands continue to rise exponentially as well, so far so good. The bad news are that in the last decade the computing power of single threaded application remains almost flat.
If you decide to continue ignoring concurrency and multi-threading the gap between the problems you are able to solve and your hardware capabilities will continue to rise. In this session we will discuss different approaches for taming the concurrency beast, such as shared mutability,shared immutability and isolated mutability actors, STM, etc we will discuss the shortcomings and the dangers of each approach and we will compare different programming languages and how they choose to tackle/ignore concurrency.