JDK 1.1 for Solaris Developer's Guide

Multithreading Concepts*

MT programming enables you to speed up applications and to leverage the parallelism of hardware and the efficiencies of objects. The Java on Solaris MT implementation is efficient, reliable, and standards-based, offering significant advantages to developers and end-users. The Solaris operating environment provides the best performance, tools, support, and flexibility in developing MT applications. The Solaris operating environment utilizes the following significant MT advances: