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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}
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