User Guide

  • 2021.2
  • 05/21/2021
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Lock Contention

Lock contention
is the time spent waiting in one thread for a lock to be released while another thread is holding that lock.
You can reduce Lock contention by using different locks for unrelated data when you convert to a parallel framework.

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