Beginning and experienced programmers will use this comprehensive guide to persistent memory programming. You will understand how persistent memory brings together several new software/hardware requirements, and offers great promise for better performance and faster application startup times?a huge leap forward in byte-addressable capacity compared with current DRAM offerings.
This revolutionary new technology gives applications significant performance and capacity improvements over existing technologies. It requires a new way of thinking and developing, which makes this highly disruptive to the IT/computing industry. The full spectrum of industry sectors that will benefit from this technology include, but are not limited to, in-memory and traditional databases, AI, analytics, HPC, virtualization, and big data.
What You’ll Learn
Understand what persistent memory is, what it does, and the value it brings to the industry
Become familiar with the operating system and hardware requirements to use persistent memory
Know the fundamentals of persistent memory programming: why it is different from current programming methods, and what developers need to keep in mind when programming for persistence
Look at persistent memory application development by example using the Persistent Memory Development Kit (PMDK)
Design and optimize data structures for persistent memory
Study how real-world applications are modified to leverage persistent memory
Utilize the tools available for persistent memory programming, application performance profiling, and debugging
Who This Book Is For
C, C++, Java, and Python developers, but will also be useful to software, cloud, and hardware architects across a broad spectrum of sectors, including cloud service providers, independent software vendors, high performance compute, artificial intelligence, data analytics, big data, etc.