Monday, March 26, 2007
JMM Talk at Google
This fellow is rather handsome, dashing and well-informed. If you would like a primer on the Java memory model, this is a good place to start. I was running out of time toward the end, though, so the last 15 minutes may be a little rushed. Perhaps I'll do a two-part followup at some point.
One thing I forgot to say, at the very beginning: The Java memory model defines how threads interact through memory. That's why it's called the Java memory model. It has nothing to do with garbage collection or the object model (except where multithreading is important to those things).
If the mood strikes, please feel free to ask questions about the memory model, or anything I said in the talk. I put a note in the talk to ask questions at: