Questions tagged [concurrency]

Questions related to teaching concurrency and concurrent programming, as well as teaching various methods of creating concurrent operations.

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Could you recommend books on concurrent programming?

I am self-learning concurrent programming. I have some experience with concurrent programming. Have self learned OS and programming. There are both programming languages and libraries that provide ...
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Why is the critical-section problem always presented with code in infinite loops?

I've noticed that "all" OS textbooks present the Critical-Section Problem with examples of code that are in infinite loops. E.g., ...
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When should concurrency and parallel multi-processing concepts be introduced?

Given the current trends with Moore's law and computer systems design, where even the cheapest cell phones and Raspberry Pi's, etc., are multi-threaded multi-processors, and any gains in performance (...