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1\makeglossaries
2\longnewglossaryentry{uthread}
3{name={user-level thread}}
4{
5Threads created and managed inside user-space. Each thread has its own stack and its own thread of execution. User-level threads are insisible to the underlying operating system.
6
7\textit{Synonyms : User threads, Lightweight threads, Green threads, Virtual threads, Tasks.}
8}
9
10\longnewglossaryentry{kthread}
11{name={kernel-level thread}}
12{
13Threads created and managed inside kernel-space. Each thread has its own stack and its own thread of execution. Kernel-level threads are owned, managed and scheduled by the underlying operating system.
14
15\textit{Synonyms : OS threads, Hardware threads, Physical threads.}
16}
17
18\longnewglossaryentry{fiber}
19{name={fiber}}
20{
21Fibers are non-preemptive user-level threads. They share most of the caracteristics of user-level threads except that they cannot be preempted by an other fiber.
22
23\textit{Synonyms : Tasks.}
24}
25
26\longnewglossaryentry{job}
27{name={job}}
28{
29Unit of work, often send to a thread pool or worker pool to be executed. Has neither its own stack or its own thread of execution.
30
31\textit{Synonyms : Tasks.}
32}
33
34\longnewglossaryentry{cfacluster}
35{name={cluster}}
36{
37TBD...
38
39\textit{Synonyms : None.}
40}
41
42\longnewglossaryentry{cfacpu}
43{name={processor}}
44{
45TBD...
46
47\textit{Synonyms : None.}
48}
49
50\longnewglossaryentry{cfathread}
51{name={thread}}
52{
53TBD...
54
55\textit{Synonyms : None.}
56}
57
58\longnewglossaryentry{preemption}
59{name={preemption}}
60{
61TBD...
62
63\textit{Synonyms : None.}
64}
65
66\newacronym{tls}{TLS}{Thread Local Storage}
67\newacronym{api}{API}{Application Program Interface}
68\newacronym{raii}{RAII}{Ressource Acquisition Is Initialization}
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