Deadlock and Livelock Patterns

While preparing a presentation for an engineering conference I found that a page to reference all different kinds of deadlocks is necessary, so I created this post:

I’ll update it as soon as I add more similar patterns.

- Dmitry Vostokov @ DumpAnalysis.org + TraceAnalysis.org -

2 Responses to “Deadlock and Livelock Patterns”

  1. Crash Dump Analysis » Blog Archive » Notation for Memory and Trace Analysis (Part 1) Says:

    […] to use capitalized letters for major pattern categories, for example, W for wait chains and D for deadlocks. Then use subscripts (or small letters) for pattern subcategories, for example, Wcs and Dlpc. […]

  2. Crash Dump Analysis » Blog Archive » Crash Dump Analysis Patterns (Part 9f) Says:

    […] Experts Magazine Online This is a variation of a deadlock pattern where a thread that owns a resource (either in shared or exclusive mode) attempts to acquire it […]

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