Use Synchronization Routines Provided by the Threading API Rather than Hand-Coded Synchronization

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Application programmers sometimes write hand-coded synchronization routines rather than using constructs provided by a threading API in order to reduce synchronization overhead or provide different functionality than existing constructs offer. Last updated on 09/06/2013 - 18:26

Choosing Appropriate Synchronization Primitives to Minimize Overhead

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Currently, there are a number of synchronization mechanisms available, and it is left to the application developer to choose an appropriate one to minimize overall synchronization overhead. Last updated on 09/06/2013 - 18:26