Relaxed Synchronization with Ordered Read-Write Locks

  • Jens Gustedt
  • Emmanuel Jeanvoine
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7155)


This paper promotes the first stand-alone implementation of our adaptive tool for synchronization ordered read-write locks, ORWL. It provides new synchronization methods for resource oriented parallel or distributed algorithms for which it allows an implicit deadlock-free and equitable control of a protected resource and provides means to couple lock objects and data tightly. A typical application that uses this framework will run a number of loosely coupled tasks that are exclusively regulated by the data flow. We conducted experiments to prove the validity, efficiency and scalability of our implementation.


synchronization iterative algorithms read-write locks experiments 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jens Gustedt
    • 1
    • 2
  • Emmanuel Jeanvoine
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.INRIA Nancy, Grand EstFrance
  2. 2.LORIA, AlGorilleFrance

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