Concepts of Concurrency

Part of the Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science book series (UTICS)
In this chapter, we cover
  • Architectures in concurrency

  • Naming and addressing

  • Sharing and synchronisation

  • Mutual exclusion, race conditions, semaphores and monitors

  • Timing

  • Dependability

  • Types of servers

  • Clusters, load-balancing and Grids


Mutual Exclusion Concurrent System Race Condition Domain Name System Synchronisation Mechanism 
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