Microsoft CHESS concurrency test tool

Microsoft’s CHESS, a two-year-in-the-making tool from Microsoft Research designed to help developers test for concurrency errors, is set to make its public debut in two weeks. Microsoft researchers developed CHESS to help developers improve the reliability of concurrent, multi-threaded software programs. More than a few big-name groups at Microsoft have been using the tool, including […]

Microsoft’s CHESS, a two-year-in-the-making tool from Microsoft Research designed to help developers test for concurrency errors, is set to make its public debut in two weeks.

Microsoft researchers developed CHESS to help developers improve the reliability of concurrent, multi-threaded software programs. More than a few big-name groups at Microsoft have been using the tool, including the Midori distributed operating-system incubation team, the Singularity managed-code OS team, the Dryad distributed application-engine team and the Cosmos distributed-storage team.

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