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Runtime Checking of Multithreaded Applications with Visual Threads

  • Jerry J. HarrowJr.
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1885)

Abstract

Multithreaded applications are notoriously difficult to design and build while avoiding defects. Many of Compaq’s customers need to employ threads to implement high-performance, scalable applications that address their needs in business and science. In order to ensure their success using threads, Compaq provides a runtime debugging and analysis tool for multithreaded applications called Visual Threads. This paper describes the automatic runtime checking for multithreaded applications incorporated in Visual Threads.

Keywords

Programming Error Multithreaded Program Priority Inversion Runtime Check Thread Creation 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jerry J. HarrowJr.
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  1. 1.Compaq Computer CorporationBusiness Critical Servers GroupNashuaUSA

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