Re: high load & poor interactivity on fast thread creation

From: Ruth Ivimey-Cook (
Date: Wed Dec 27 2000 - 06:01:18 EST

At 04:11 PM 11/30/00, Arnaud Installe wrote:
>Could this be correct ? Also, I haven't seen this happen with NT. Could
>it be that Java on NT uses user-mode threading and creates threads much
>more slowly, resulting in a lower load ?

No. Java on NT uses proper NT threads. However, a thread on NT is a rather
different beast to a cloned thread on Linux. I don't know whether the
differences are important.



Ruth Ivimey-Cook Technical Author, ARM Ltd

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