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What are the best-known books to read about Java concurrency?

Here are some of the best-known books to read about Java concurrency:

  1. “Java Concurrency in Practice” by Brian Goetz et al. – This book is considered the definitive guide to Java concurrency, covering topics such as thread safety, synchronization, and concurrent collections.
  2. “Java Threads” by Scott Oaks and Henry Wong – This book provides a comprehensive introduction to Java threads, covering topics such as thread creation, synchronization, and thread pools.
  3. “Concurrent Programming in Java: Design Principles and Patterns” by Doug Lea – This book provides a thorough exploration of concurrent programming in Java, including practical design patterns and examples.
  4. “High-Performance Java Persistence” by Vlad Mihalcea – This book focuses on the performance aspects of Java concurrency, with an emphasis on database interactions and optimizing data access.
  5. “Java Performance: The Definitive Guide” by Scott Oaks – This book covers a wide range of performance-related topics, including Java concurrency and threading, profiling, and tuning.
  6. “Java 8 Lambdas: Pragmatic Functional Programming” by Richard Warburton – This book explores the functional programming features introduced in Java 8, which can be used to write more concise and scalable concurrent code.

These books are widely regarded as some of the best resources for learning about Java concurrency, and cover topics ranging from basic thread management to advanced concurrency patterns and performance optimization techniques.