6.15.2. Software Transactional Memory¶
GHC now supports a new way to coordinate the activities of Concurrent Haskell threads, called Software Transactional Memory (STM). The STM papers are an excellent introduction to what STM is, and how to use it.
The main library you need to use is the stm library. The main features supported are these:
Operations for composing transactions:
All these features are described in the papers mentioned earlier.