[concurrency-interest] Collections Connection 10 (TransferQueue.tryTransfer)

Doug Lea dl at cs.oswego.edu
Wed Jun 3 06:48:18 EDT 2009

karlthepagan wrote:
> Does the introduction of TransferQueue.tryTransfer indicate that we may 
> see the leader-followers scheduling strategy for executors as a part of 
> the concurrency package? (i.e. http://www.cs.wustl.edu/~schmidt/PDF/lf.pdf)

Better thread pools are among the use cases for
TransferQueue (one is used internally in ForkJoinPool).
There aren't any immediate plans for a leader-follower
style pool, but we encourage people to experiment with
such designs.


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