Thread Management for Shared-Memory Multiprocessors

Authored by: Anderson Thomas E. , Bershad Brian N. , Lazowska Edward D. , Levy Henry M.

Computing Handbook

Print publication date:  May  2014
Online publication date:  May  2014

Print ISBN: 9781439898529
eBook ISBN: 9781439898536
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b16812-61

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Abstract

Disciplined concurrent programming can improve the structure and performance of computer programs on both uniprocessor and multiprocessor systems. As a result, support for threads, or lightweight processes, has become a common element of new operating systems and programming languages.

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