Programming with Posix Threads has 46 ratings and 1 review. Nick said: By far the most authoritative and complete book on IEEE POSIX threads, with. Programming with POSIX ® Threads. 3 reviews. by David R. Butenhof. Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional. Release Date: May ISBN: David Butenhof’s Programming with POSIX Threads was published 10 years ago, in At the time, it was the definitive work on the POSIX.

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Programming with Posix Threads by David R. Butenhof

Numerous annotated examples are used to illustrate real-world concepts. James rated it it was amazing Jan 01, Add your comment Your name: Be the first to ask a question about Programming with Posix Threads. Good description of pthread API also makes any future work with threads much easier. Faulty assumptions about memory visibility that happened to be true for single core machines are often demonstrably false for multicore and multiprocessor machines, so the dangers of deadlock, livelock and race conditions are ever more present.


User Review – Flag as inappropriate Very thhreads book describing many multithreaded concepts, principles of work and common pitfalls.

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Do note there’s some important aspects of threads, both at the low and high levels atomic access to sub-wordlength variables and optimal distribution across architectures being an example of each that come to mind that Butenhof doesn’t cover, but any parallel programmer WILL encounter.

Andy rated it vutenhof liked it Sep 09, A Pthreads mini-reference and a look at future standardization are also included. Creating and using threads 2. Not only that, the fundamental concepts described in the book haven’t changed — threads still work the same way, mutexes and condition variables still work the same way, and so forth.

Programming with Posix Threads

Priority ceiling mutexes woth. Scheduling policies and priorities 5. Benefits of threading 1. Dan rated it really liked it Jul 05, Anil Joshi rated it really liked it Aug 03, Carrol quotes this book may be considered a wonderful example of technical paper.

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Programming with POSIX ® Threads

Error detection and reporting 9. I’d never read a pthreads book before, but much of this was familiar anyway; multithreaded programming is now the norm. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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Never share condition variables between predicates 8. Using thread-specific data 5. Shalom Reich rated it really liked it Dec 03, Ken rated it really liked it Jun 25, Very good book describing many multithreaded concepts, principles of work and common pitfalls.

Sizing a mutex to fit the job 3. Creating and destroying a mutex 3.

Since then, the standard has evolved. Max Lybbert rated it liked it Oct 08, Account Options Sign in. Priority inheritance mutexes 5.

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