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Concurrent Programming in Java, Université de Rice

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340 notes
48 avis

À propos de ce cours

This course teaches learners (industry professionals and students) the fundamental concepts of concurrent programming in the context of Java 8. Concurrent programming enables developers to efficiently and correctly mediate the use of shared resources in parallel programs. By the end of this course, you will learn how to use basic concurrency constructs in Java such as threads, locks, critical sections, atomic variables, isolation, actors, optimistic concurrency and concurrent collections, as well as their theoretical foundations (e.g., progress guarantees, deadlock, livelock, starvation, linearizability). Why take this course? • It is important for you to be aware of the theoretical foundations of concurrency to avoid common but subtle programming errors. • Java 8 has modernized many of the concurrency constructs since the early days of threads and locks. • During the course, you will have online access to the instructor and mentors to get individualized answers to your questions posted on the forums. • Each of the four modules in the course includes an assigned mini-project that will provide you with the necessary hands-on experience to use the concepts learned in the course on your own, after the course ends. The desired learning outcomes of this course are as follows: • Concurrency theory: progress guarantees, deadlock, livelock, starvation, linearizability • Use of threads and structured/unstructured locks in Java • Atomic variables and isolation • Optimistic concurrency and concurrent collections in Java (e.g., concurrent queues, concurrent hashmaps) • Actor model in Java Mastery of these concepts will enable you to immediately apply them in the context of concurrent Java programs, and will also help you master other concurrent programming system that you may encounter in the future (e.g., POSIX threads, .NET threads)....

Meilleurs avis

par PS

Sep 02, 2017

Great course. With minimal effort you can learn about important concepts and see immediate results regarding the actual speedup you can achieve using concurrent programming.

par SM

Nov 12, 2017

This was a good course and covered all the topics relevant to the course. I liked the Optimistic Concurrency in week 4 - that was an area I was not exposed to before

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47 avis

par vini garg

Apr 12, 2019

Better than Parallel Programming

I would prefer more assignments.

par Raghav Anand

Mar 29, 2019

Excellent Course

par Leonid Samarkin

Mar 15, 2019

Excellent! Great thanks to professor Vivek Sarkar

par Zeeshan Arif

Mar 05, 2019

Excellent course , well explained and organised.

par Partha Bisoi

Feb 14, 2019

Good

par Luciano Faretra

Jan 28, 2019

Lo consiglio a tutti, Vorrei soltanto che gli argomenti fossero affrontati più approfonditamente dal punto di vista teorico

par Emmanuel José Fontán

Jan 20, 2019

Very basic

par Guillermo Delaney

Jan 03, 2019

Excelent course, just some mixups with the concurrent API used in the assignment for Week3

par Sudharaka Palamakumbura

Nov 19, 2018

Great course to understand the fundamentals of concurrent programming!

par Jad Chahine

Oct 09, 2018

Great course, it focuses on the basics and let you master them