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.
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