RFR(S): 8204857: ConcurrentHashTable: Fix parallel processing

Gerard Ziemski gerard.ziemski at oracle.com
Fri Jun 15 19:46:50 UTC 2018

> On Jun 15, 2018, at 1:27 PM, Robbin Ehn <robbin.ehn at oracle.com> wrote:
>> #2 I don’t see how the parallel task split the work to cooperate - is it really useful to have bulk_delete with threads that have the same evaluators? Wouldn’t the threads be competing with each other, rather that dividing the task and cooperating?
> They work on different ranges in backing bucket array.
> First thread to claim a piece will get 4096 (2^12) buckets and loop over 0 to 4095. Next thread will claim the second piece at same size but loop 4096->8191 and so on. The thread will claim a new range when it's finished until entire table is done.

Where/how is this partitioning done?


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