[concurrency-interest] OpenJDK Project Loom - lightweight threads for Java

thurstonn thurston at nomagicsoftware.com
Wed Oct 25 15:40:40 EDT 2017


Joshua Bloch wrote
> This is very similar in spirit to the "many-to-few" threading model that
> was popular in the '90s. You can read about it in Butenhof's *Programming
> with POSIX Threads (Addison-Wesley, 1997)*, ยง5.6.3. The concept pretty
> much
> died on the vine when kernel threads got faster and cheaper, but
> everything
> old is new again.

Uh, Erlang




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