Message from JavaScript discussions

December 2018

— But hz is a more granular concurrency


You could say that async is coarse grained concurrency, while hertzscript is fine grained concurrency

— Interruptions

— There is an instruction in intel and other instruction sets that when the cpu reads it, it fires an interrupt

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— Int 3 usually

— When I used to develop game engines, the most common technique to implement advanced cheats with detours was to add an int, stop the game, hook all functions, and re-run it

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— Other benefits is that you have reentrant code, this is great for example when developing a FaaS

— Dani already explained, but thanks

— But this is much higher level than that, isn't it?

— Using Hz I can develop a FaaS that can move execution between different nodes, or if a node dies I can continue the execution in another

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— What exactly, Hz?

— How is the memory shared?