"This book is great. Everyone associated with this topic should read it." -- Boris Dukendjiev, Software Design Engineer, Microsoft Corporation
"This book is very, very useful. The author provides deep insight into hyper-threading that I can immediately use..." -- Jia Yicheng, Software Engineer, GEMS
"[C]omprehensive and filled with illustrative examples about parallel programming." -- Oleksiy Danikhno, development director, A4Vision, Inc.
About the Author
has worked on numerous multimedia projects, 3D libraries, and computer games for Intel. As a software engineer, he worked on the Intel VTune Performance Analyzer and led training sessions on optimization techniques. He is the author of The Software Optimization Cookbook
Andrew Binstock is the principal analyst at Pacific Data Works and the middleware columnist for SD Times. Previously, he was a senior technology manager at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, where he oversaw the technology forecasting for the firm's clients and was editor in chief of UNIX Review. He is also author of Practical Algorithms for Programmers.