public class SynchronizedRestarter
- extends Object
A class that handles restarts of components via multiple threads. Specifically, if a component needs to be restarted
and several threads may demand a restart but only one thread should be allowed to restart the component, then use this
What this class guarantees is that several threads may come in while a component is being restarted, but they will
block until the restart is complete.
This is different from other techniques in that:
This implementation combines a compare-and-swap to detect a concurrent restart, as well as registering for notification
for when the restart completes and then parking the thread if the CAS variable still indicates a restart in progress,
and finally deregistering itself in the end.
- A simple compare-and-swap to check whether another thread is already performing a restart will result in the
requesting thread returning immediately and potentially attempting to use the resource being restarted.
- A synchronized method or use of a lock would result in the thread waiting for the restart to complete, but on
completion will attempt to restart the component again.
- Manik Surtani
|Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
public void restartComponent(Lifecycle component)
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