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… (More)
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2016
2016
With increasing demand for big-data processing and faster in-memory databases, cloud providers are moving towards large… (More)
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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… (More)
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2013
2013
When executing inside a virtual machine environment, OS level synchronization primitives are faced with significant challenges… (More)
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2013
2013
Motivated by the widespread use of spin locks in embedded multiprocessor real-time systems, the worst-case blocking in spin locks… (More)
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2011
2011
Authentication in public spaces is inherently exposed to observation attacks in which passwords are stolen by the simple act of… (More)
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2001
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2001
Queue-based spin locks allow programs with busy-wait synchronization to scale to very large multiprocessors, without fear of… (More)
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1996
1996
Both predictable interprocessor synchronization and fast interrupt response are required for real-time systems constructed using… (More)
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1994
1994
Both predictable interprocessor synchronization and fast interrupt response are required for real-time systems constructed using… (More)
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1991
1991
Mutual exclusion primitives based on user level atomic instructions often called spin locks have proven to be much more e cient… (More)
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1978
1978
Modern multiprogramming, multiprocessing operating systems encounter a common problem: multiple parallel processes (perhaps being… (More)
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