Java Language Tutorial:

Java Language Java Memory Model


The Java Memory Model is the section of the JLS that specifies the conditions under which one thread is guaranteed to see the effects of memory writes made by another thread. The relevant section in recent editions is "JLS 17.4 Memory Model" (in Java 8, Java 7, Java 6)

There was a major overhaul of the Java Memory Model in Java 5 which (among other things) changed the way that volatile worked. Since then, the memory model been essentially unchanged.

Java Language Java Memory Model Examples:

Related Java Language Tutorial Topics:

Other Tutorial Topics:

This modified content is an extract of the original Stack Overflow Documentation released under CC BY-SA 3.0 This website is not affiliated with Stack Overflow. This topic was created and modified by the Stack Ovedrflow Contributor.