Optimizing server performance: Semaphores (Part 1)

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Carol Zimmet, Laura Rutherford, and Michelle Pflaum

Date archived: May 14, 2019 | First published: November 01, 1999

Part 1 of 2: This article discusses semaphores (software flags that ensure a server completes certain tasks before it can begin another) and why they produce timeout messages, and offers tips on how to read and troubleshoot messages.

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