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Composable Memory Transactions

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  1. One problem with implementing software transactional memory with optimistic reading is that it's possible for an incomplete transaction to read inconsistent state (that is, to read a mixture of old and new values written by another transaction)

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  2. In computer science, software transactional memory (STM) is a concurrency control mechanism analogous to database transactions for controlling access to shared memory in concurrent computing

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  3. functions as an alternative to lock-based synchronization

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  4. A transaction in this context is a piece of code that executes a series of reads and writes to shared memory

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  5. These reads and writes logically occur at a single instant in time

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