See W. T. Read, Life and Correspondence of George Read (1870).
See his autobiographical The Contrary Experience (1974); studies by W. T. Harder (1972) and G. Woodcock (1972).
In this pattern, multiple readers can read the data in parallel but an exclusive lock is needed while writing the data. When a writer is writing the data, readers will be blocked until the writer is finished writing.
Java version 5 or above includes an interface named
java.util.concurrent.locks.ReadWriteLock that allows the use of this pattern.
READ Global, in Partnership with the Community of Ura and the Global Law Firm, Linklaters, Inaugurates the First Community-Owned Library in Bhutan.
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