Date of Award
Master of Science in Computer Science
School of Computer Science and Engineering
A Distributed Shared Memory(DSM) system consists of several computers that share a memory area and has no global clock. Therefore, an ordering of events in the system is necessary. Synchronization is a mechanism for coordinating activities between processes, which are program instantiations in a system.
Braginton, Pauline, "Taxonomy of synchronization and barrier as a basic mechanism for building other synchronization from it" (2003). Theses Digitization Project. 2288.