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Java Thread Programming by Paul Hyde

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Chapter 6. Thread Prioritization

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Java allows you to give each of the threads running in a virtual machine a priority. Higher- priority threads generally get more of a chance to run than lower-priority threads, but exact thread-scheduling behavior varies by VM implementation and operating system. Thread prioritization can be used to provide suggestions to the VM as to how you would like the threads to take turns running on the processor relative to each other, increasing ...

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