From the discussion I've seen it seems that atomic operation and thread safety are the same thing, but a lot of people say that they're different. Can anyone tell me the difference if there is one?
I want to be able to create programs which are able to create multiple thread or multiple processes. I know about the concepts of locks, semaphores but I find them difficult to code in C++/Java. Is ...
While threads can speed up execution of code, are they actually needed? Can every piece of code be done using a single thread or is there something that exists that can only be accomplished by using ...
I am tired of hearing people recommend that you should use only one thread per processor, while many programs use up to 100 per process! take for example some common programs vb.net ide uses about 25 ...
I'm thinking about how one would go about designing a descriptive concurrency model for an OOP language that helps simplify concurrency scenarios for programmers (no easy task, concurrency is hard). ...