2013 Poster Sessions : Transactional Memory Based on Snapshot Isolation

Student Name : Heiner Litz
Advisor : David Cheriton
Research Areas: Computer Systems
Abstract:
Snapshot isolation improves the performance of transactional memory systems by reducing aborts to write-write conflicts.

Bio:
Heiner Litz is a postdoctoral research scholar at Stanford University. He received his PhD. and MSc in Electrical Engineering from University of Mannheim, Germany. His research interests include scalable systems, transactional memory and many core architectures.