Programming with Posix Threads has 46 ratings and 1 review. Nick said: By far the most authoritative and complete book on IEEE POSIX threads, with. Programming with POSIX ® Threads. 3 reviews. by David R. Butenhof. Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional. Release Date: May ISBN: David Butenhof’s Programming with POSIX Threads was published 10 years ago, in At the time, it was the definitive work on the POSIX.

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Group and user database 6. Ovidiu Neatu rated it it was amazing Nov 20, The primary advantage of threaded programming is that it enables your applications to accomplish more than one task at the same I’d never read a pthreads book before, but much of this was familiar anyway; multithreaded programming is now the norm.

User Review – Flag as inappropriate The standard introduction to pthreads, and as far as I know still the best.

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Programming with Posix Threads by David R. Butenhof

Avoiding performance problems 8. Just a programmihg while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Theory and Practice Andrew Duchowski No preview available – Cal Desmond-Pearson rated it really liked it Jun 28, Scheduling policies and priorities 5.

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Programming with Posix Threads

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Rogier rated it really liked it Oct 13, Do note there’s some important aspects of threads, both at the low and high levels atomic access to sub-wordlength variables and optimal distribution across architectures being an example of each that come to mind that Butenhof doesn’t cover, but any parallel programmer WILL encounter.


Priority ceiling mutexes 5. Work queue manager 7. Ken rated it really liked it Jun 25, Since then, the standard has evolved.

Programming with POSIX ® Threads

Stack guard size Harder to debug 1. Written with a simple language, and full of L. A Pthreads mini-reference and a look at future standardization are also included.

The new standard has brought a few changes with it — many things that were part of extensions such as POSIX Condition variable wait clock Creating and destroying a condition variable 3.

Robert rated it really liked it Jul 22, It sits well alongside Patterns for Parallel Butenhoff — whereas Patterns for Parallel Programming is mainly about designing programs for concurrency, Programming with POSIX Threads is very much focused on getting the implementation details right.