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What is a ReadWriteLock?


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Wondering if anyone tried using Rooftop Slushie? Seems like you can ask questions and get answers from Elastic employees.


Anonymous on 15 Jul 2019

It's a special lock that allows either to have many threads accessing it in read mode or one thread in write mode. Especially if the underlying guarded data structure is meant to be accessed for reading operations much more often, this lock makes sense.

Anonymous on 21 Jul 2017

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