Thread Safety and Concurrency with the STL

This chapter explores concurrency within the C++ Standard Template Library (STL). The chapter begins by building a solid foundational understanding of thread safety, race conditions, and their inherent risks. We then shift to the STL, decoding its thread safety guarantees and spotlighting its potential pitfalls. As we proceed, readers will gain insights into the array of synchronization tools available in C++, mastering their application to safeguard STL containers in multi-threaded environments. Upon concluding this chapter, readers can ensure data consistency and stability in concurrent C++ applications.

We will cover the following topics in this chapter:

  • Concurrency versus thread safety
  • Understanding ...

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