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Thread Pooling and its implementation

Yatish Sonkeshariya
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Joined: Sep 28, 2011
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Hi All,
I am new in Java-Thread. Can you explain what is Thread-Pooling and how we can implement this concept in java?


Thanks, Yatish Sonkeshariya
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Sagar Rohankar
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Thread pool contains pre-instantiated worker threads which will execute job/task you pass to it. Thread pool minimizes the overhead of creating and destroying the threads.

Example like, web server, which takes and executes thread from thread pool for each request received.

In order to see how one can implement it, I suggest to go through JDK code for java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor


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