Exercises, examples and other material relating to training module J804. This topic is presented on public courses Java Extra
, Deploying Java Applications on Linux / Unix
On a web server, several users may be accessing the same page at the same time. Java's threading model allows an application to run parallel strands servicing several requirements at the same time, though great care must be taken to ensure that the strands don't conflict.
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|3040||Doing several things at the same time - Java threads|
If you have a program that you want to do several tasks at the same time, you can use threads (in Java). You create a runnable object through a constructor, start it when you want it to start and stop it when you want it to stop. And it runs in parallel with (in reality time shared with) other threads ...
|2212||Dripping taps, Java threads and the single thread model|
Have you ever lain awake at night and listened to dripping taps. "drip, drip, drip" ... until you eventually fall asleep? With one tap, it's rhythmic, but with two taps the two rhythms get intertwined, and result in an apparently patternless racket. If only one tap would wait for the other, it would ...
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Introduction to parallel processing.
Threading via an extension to the Thread class.
The runnable interface.
Synchronization - avoiding conflicts.
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