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Muhammad Usman
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Joined: Nov 18, 2001
Posts: 29
hello
Q. While reading about the Thread topic, i come across the term " Thread schedular", so many times. Can any one explain me this term, as i am getting confused. ?
Cindy Glass
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Joined: Sep 29, 2000
Posts: 8521
The JVM has a section of it devoted to keep threads from arguing with each other about who gets to run when. That is called the thread schedular. Think of it as a traffic cop telling each thread when it can run and for how long.


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