New Video - Mutex vs Semaphores

As Mutex vs Semaphores is one of our most popular Blog posts, we thought you would appreciate a video version too.

In this 45 minute video, Niall Cooling, explains

  • the history of the binary and counting semaphore and some of the associated problem areas
  • how a different RTOS construct, the mutex, may overcome some, if not all, of these weaknesses
  • mutual exclusion problems and how to address them for both circular deadlock and non-cooperation

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