ISBN13:978-0136807292 ISBN10: 0136807291 Edition/Copyright:98 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Prentice Hall, Inc. Published: 12/09/1997 International: No
View Author Bio
Lewis, Bil :
Bil Lewis, formerly with Sun Microsystems, Inc., now consults and teaches multithreaded programming. He is the co-author of Threads Primer: A Guide to Multithreaded Programming (Sun Microsystems Press/Prentice Hall).
Berg, Daniel J. : Sun Microsystems
Daniel J. Berg is the Chief Technology Officer for Sun Microsystems' U.S. Reseller Channel. Mr. Berg has published papers and several books on Sun technologies, including Threads Primer (with Bil Lewis) and Advanced Techniques for Java Developers (Wiley).
View Table of Contents
Background: Traditional Operating Systems What Is a Thread? Kernel Interaction The Value of Using Threads What Kind of Programs to Thread? What About Shared Memory? Threads Standards Performance
Implementation vs Specification Thread Libraries The Process Structure Lightweight Processes Solaris Multithreaded Model System Calls Signals
Different Models of Kernel Scheduling Thread Scheduling Context Switching When Should You Care About Scheduling?
Synchronization Issues Synchronization Variables A Stoppable Producer/Consumer Example
Complex Locking Primitives Other Synchronization Variables Message Queues Cross-Process Synchronization Variables Initialization and Destruction Synchronization Problems
Thread-Specific Data Global Variables, Constants, and Cheating
What Cancellation Is A Cancellation Example Using Cancellation Cancellation Safety Simple Polling
Signals in UNIX The Solaris Implementation of Signal Handling Don't Use Signal Handlers!
Attribute Objects POSIX Thread Ids Win32 Thread IDs and Thread Handles Initializing Your Data: pthread_once() POSIX Namespace Restrictions Return Values and Error Reporting Constants Comments Pthread Futures Pthread Extensions Comparing the OS/2, Win32, and POSIX Libraries
The Threads Library Multithreaded Kernels Are Libraries Safe? Stub Functions in libc New Semantics for System Calls Are Libraries Safe? Threads Debugger Interface Mixing Solaris Pthreads and UI Threads Comparisons of Different Implementations
Making Libraries Safe and Hot Manipulating Lists Program Design
C C++ Java Fortran Ada Pascal Smalltalk Lisp Eiffel Commercial Products Public Pthreads Implementations
Static Lock Analyzer Using a Thread-Aware, Graphical Debugger Debug Mutexes Protocol TNFview
Optimization: Objectives and Objections CPU Time, I/O Time, Contention, Etc Limits on Speedup Benchmarks and Repeatable Testing The Lessons of NFS
Types of Multiprocessors Bus Architectures Memory Systems
Threads and Windows Socket Server (Master/Slave Version) Socket Server (Producer/Consumer Version) Other Programs on the Web
Appendix A. Internet
Threads Newsgroup Code Examples Vendor's Threads Pages Threads Research The SPILT Package for UI/POSIX Compatibility Freeware Tools Other Pointers The Authors on the Net
Appendix B. Books
Threads Books Related Books
Appendix C. Timings
Appendix D. Mistakes
Appendix E. APIs
Function Descriptions Pthread Functions Pthread Attributes Objects POSIX Realtime Scheduling Mutexes Mutex Attributes Objects Condition Variables Condition Variable Attributes Objects Cancellation Functions Thread-Specific Data Functions Semaphores Signal Functions Stdio Glossary Index
List Price: $34.95
Used Currently Sold Out
New Currently Sold Out
Due back 12/19/2014
Save $19.96 (57%)
Free return shipping
21-day satisfaction guarantee
CDs or access codes may not be included
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99
16 more offers below.
Additional Sellers for Multithreaded Programming With PThreads
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping.More about the Marketplace
Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
$15.00 +$3.99 s/h
Tony Ryan - Bookseller CA Oakland, CA
Upper Saddle River, NJ 1998 Quality Paperback First Printing Very Good Book Currently in print for $34.95. NO marks or underlining. This title is IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE.
$25.00 +$3.99 s/h
Friends Walnut Creek Library Walnut Creek, CA
Moutain View, CA 1998 Trade paperback Very goodDJ has some scuffing, Wear/Bending to edges/corners, PGS are clean and intact, Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 382 p. Contains: Illustrations. Aud...show moreience: General/trade. ...show less
Free Shipping Get Free Shipping on orders over $25 (not including Rental and Marketplace). Order arrives in 5-10 business days.
Need it faster? We offer fast, flat-rate expedited shipping options.
Not the right book for you? We'll gladly take it back within 30 days.
To return an eTextbook:
Your eTextbook is non-returnable once it's been activated. You must contact us about returning your eTextbook before you activate it.
Returns are accepted within 30 days of the purchase date on your order confirmation.
This book qualifies for guaranteed cash back! Buy it now for , then:
Sell it back by:
Guaranteed cash back:
Cost of this book after cash back:
Take advantage of Guaranteed Cash Back. Send your book to us in good condition before the end of the buyback period, we'll send YOU a check, and you'll pay less for your textbooks!
If you find this book for less on Amazon.com (direct from Amazon, not marketplace sellers), we'll match it.
In our warehouse, waiting to ship directly to you.
We hand-inspect every used textbook to make sure it's in good condition.
Buy it now. Sell it later!
Sell this textbook for cash!
When you're done with this book, sell it back to Textbooks.com. In addition to the best possible buyback price, you'll get an extra 10% cash back just for being a customer.
We buy good-condition used textbooks year 'round, 24/7. No matter where you bought it, Textbooks.com will buy your textbooks for the most cash.
We hand-inspect every one of our used textbooks to ensure good condition.
Our used textbooks do NOT have:
Missing or torn pages
Missing or torn cover
Torn or damaged binding
A broken spine
This textbook has never been used.
Due to the size of eTextbooks, a high-speed internet connection (cable modem, DSL, LAN) is required for download stability and speed. Your connection can be wired or wireless.
Being online is not required for reading an eTextbook after successfully downloading it. You must only be connected to the Internet duringthe download process.
Windows XP, Windows Vista or Mac OS X 10.3 or above
At least 280 MB RAM, a 600 mHZ processor and 110 MB of hard drive space
1024x768 (or larger) screen resolution
What is the Marketplace? It's another way for you to get the right price on the books you need. We approved every Marketplace vendor to sell their books on Textbooks.com, so you know they're all reliable.
What are Marketplace shipping options? Marketplace items do not qualify for free shipping. When ordering from the Marketplace, please specify whether you want the seller to send your book Standard ($3.99/item) or Express ($6.99/item). To get free shipping over $25, just order directly from Textbooks.com instead of through the Marketplace.
FREE UPS 2nd Day Air Terms
Rental and Marketplace items are excluded. Offer is valid from 1/21/2013 12:00PM to 1/23/2013 11:59AM CST. Your order must be placed by 12 Noon CST to be processed on the same day. Minimum order value is $100.00 excluding Rental and Marketplace items. To redeem this offer, select "FREE UPS 2ND DAY AIR" at checkout. Offer not is not valid on previous orders.