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Synchronization explained

Synchronization explained: Learning Java Threads
Synchronization explained: Learning Java Threads

You can use synchronization to solve race conditions, data races, and cached variable problems. Synchronization is a JVM feature that ensures that two or more concurrent threads don’t simultaneously execute a critical section that must be accessed in a serial manner. Java supports synchronization so that threads can safely update shared variables and ensure that a thread’s updates are visible to other threads. You leverage synchronization in your code by marking methods or code blocks with the synchronized keyword. These code sequences are known as critical sections. The Java virtual machine (JVM) supports synchronization via monitors and the monitorenter and monitorexit JVM instructions.

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