Questions tagged [concurrency]

For challenges involving concurrency, which is when different threads of execution interact with each other.

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Computationally Calculate Core Count

Almost all operating systems allow you to run multiple programs at the same time. If your system does not have enough processors to run all the programs you want to run, it starts to give each program ...
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Finding the Deadlock

Finding the Deadlock When programming a multithreading application one must take good care to avoid deadlocking the various threads when accessing shared resources. A deadlock occurs when a thread ...
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Create a sophisticated livelock

The point of the puzzle is to learn about livelocks: Create a multi-threaded (or a multi-process) program, whose threads (processes) indefinitely try to wait for each other and never finish. Unlike a ...
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Shortest Code that creates a Deadlock

Write the shortest code to create a deadlock. Code execution must halt, so this doesn't work: ...