Re: [Nolug] Go

From: B. Estrade <estrabd_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:47:46 -0600
Message-ID: <CALSf6fSxrnDf1RX=B5osJ7LQp2mshGdEPOE8dDyyhbBeQD-u=Q@mail.gmail.com>

You may also want to look at "PGAS" languages, such CoArray Fortran and a
cool little language from Cray called Chapel -
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chapel_(programming_language). Cilk is another
cool language extension of C to look at...yeah, there are a lot of
languages to look at! .. oh and of course, there is the library based MPI
approach.

Brett

On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 2:29 PM, John Souvestre <johns@sstar.com> wrote:

> Hi Brett.
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> Will do. I seem to recall that it uses a shared memory model. Iíve seen
> some proís and conís regarding shared memory vs messaging (as in Erlang and
> Go). Indeed, one of the Go sayings is: ďDon't communicate by sharing
> memory. Instead, share memory by
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> communicating.Ē
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> Actually Iím interested in concurrent (threads, co-routines), parallel
> (multi-process, multi-core), and distributed (multi-machines). I want it
> all! J
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> John
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> John Souvestre - New Orleans LA - (504) 454-0899
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> *From:* owner-nolug@stoney.kellynet.org [mailto:
> owner-nolug@stoney.kellynet.org] *On Behalf Of *B. Estrade
> *Sent:* Thu, December 12, 2013 2:18 pm
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> *To:* nolug@nolug.org
> *Subject:* Re: [Nolug] Go
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> John,
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> I would encourage you to look at OpenMP. GCC supports it for C/C++ and
> Fortran.
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> Brett
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> On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 2:16 PM, John Souvestre <johns@sstar.com> wrote:
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> Hi Joe.
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> Itís a relatively new language which some Google people designed as a
> replacement for C and possibly other systems languages. Besides a simpler,
> cleaner syntax it includes built-in primitives for concurrency.
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> At the moment my interest is mainly academic. Iím interested in languages
> which make it easier to take advantage of multi-core processors.
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> John
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> John Souvestre - New Orleans LA - (504) 454-0899
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> *From:* owner-nolug@stoney.kellynet.org [mailto:
> owner-nolug@stoney.kellynet.org] *On Behalf Of *joe jonass
> *Sent:* Thu, December 12, 2013 2:11 pm
> *To:* nolug@nolug.org
> *Subject:* Re: [Nolug] Go
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> Never heard of it. Is there a particular problem or idea that you are
> trying to match with software, paradigm, or are you looking at it from a
> academic point of view?
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> On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 3:55 AM, John Souvestre <johns@sstar.com> wrote:
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> Hi.
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> Iím also looking at the programming language Go. I was wondering if
> anyone here was using it?
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> John
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> John Souvestre - New Orleans LA - (504) 454-0899
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