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Spinlock

In software engineering, a spinlock is a lock which causes a thread trying to acquire it to simply wait in a loop ("spin") while repeatedly checking… Expand
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2016
2016
Bounding worst-case blocking delays due to lock contention is a fundamental problem in the analysis of multiprocessor real-time… Expand
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2015
2015
In response to the increasing ubiquity of multicore processors, applications are usually designed or deployed to make each core… Expand
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2013
2013
When executing inside a virtual machine environment, OS level synchronization primitives are faced with significant challenges… Expand
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2012
2012
Problem statement: The last decade has seen many prominent Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks on high profile… Expand
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2002
2002
Queue-based spin locks allow programs with busy-wait synchronization to scale to very large multiprocessors, without fear of… Expand
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1996
1996
We present a mechanism for making a scalable spin lock protocol, the MCS lock recoverable, thereby ensuring that a lock never… Expand
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1996
1996
When a real-time system is realized on a shared-memory multiprocessor priority-ordered spin locks are often required to reduce… Expand
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1995
1995
When a real-time system is realized on a shared-memory multiprocessor, the worst-case performance of interprocessor… Expand
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1994
1994
The drawbacks of the simple spin-lock limit its effective use to small critical sections. Applications with large critical… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The author examines the questions of whether there are efficient algorithms for software spin-waiting given hardware support for… Expand
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