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What does RWL stand for?

RWL stands for Reader/Writer Lock

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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A common alternative is to use a reader/writer lock that allows many requests to read the cache (all readers share one synchronization lock), at the expense of starving a writer who will rarely gain access to the lock during peak usage time.