[concurrency-interest] leaders/followers pattern
dl at cs.oswego.edu
Thu Jun 9 07:13:05 EDT 2005
Nearly all java.util.concurrent queues, locks, etc., are designed
to by default deliver high throughput -- you have to specifically
disable this using fairness settings.
High throughput almost always means low context switching.
The techniques uesed here are related to Leaders/followers
(which is a form of directed handoff), but usually perform
There are some kinds of IO-related applications where you
may be able to do better still. It's too bad that JSR203
is still on hold (current plans seem to be to postpone
until J2SE7) -- this probably will include an async IO
framework. Until then, if you are doing this sort of thing,
you might consider using Coconut AIO, that is built on top
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