Introduction to Persistent Memory Allocator and Transactions

Overview

Persistent memory programming comes with a set of benefits and challenges. The Persistent Memory Development Kit (PMDK) is a collection of open source libraries developed by Intel which make it easy for developers to enable persistent memory in their applications. libpmemobj is a general purpose library in PMDK that supports persistent memory allocator and transactional operations. In this webinar we will describe how the persistent memory allocator works, the need for transactions and how transactions are implemented in libpmemobj. Prepare your code to take advantage of Intel® persistent memory.

Resources

Visit these links to learn more about persistent memory:

The Intel® Developer Zone Persistent Memory site

Persistent Memory Programming with Persistent Memory Development Kit (PMDK) at pmem.io

The PMDK GitHub repository for code and examples

The pmem Google Group

Product and Performance Information

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