Concurrency is not Parallelism (it’s better) – A talk by Rob Pike

This is a /r/Programming repost. I’ve heard about Go for awhile now but I’ve never took the time to look into it. This was a pretty good presentation by Rob Pike.

Later, I’ll pool together some resources and may be a simple code written in Go.  Anyway, here are the resources listed at the end of Rob’s presentation if you want to look into Go language yourself.



Some history:

A previous talk (video):

Parellelism is not concurrency (Harper):

A concurrent window system (Pike):

Concurrent power series (McIlroy):

And finally, parallel but not concurrent:




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