[concurrency-interest] MRULinkedBlockingQueue

Brian Goetz brian at quiotix.com
Wed Apr 18 15:57:07 EDT 2007


> I do not exactly get what do you mean by "concurrent" in case of a
> data structure. I guess you mean that lock-free stuff. Right? Is it
> really a requirement in this situation?

No, lock-free is not a requirement for "concurrent".  Concurrent means 
"designed to perform well under concurrent access".  Tecniques for that 
include fine-grained locking (like CHM does), judicious use of 
immutability (CHM does this too), and nonblocking techniques.



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