06842898 is referenced by 24 patents and cites 15 patents.

The present invention provides a method in a data processing system for monitoring a plurality of related threads. The plurality of related threads is polled for status information. Responsive to receiving the status information, A determination is made as to whether a thread within a plurality of related threads is active. Responsive to an absence of a determination that a thread within the plurality of related threads is active, a cleanup processes is initiated for the thread based on the status information.

Title
Method and apparatus for monitoring and handling events for a collection of related threads in a data processing system
Application Number
9/329456
Publication Number
6842898 (B1)
Application Date
June 10, 1999
Publication Date
January 11, 2005
Inventor
Lorin Evan Ullmann
Austin
TX, US
Michael Pierre Carlson
Austin
TX, US
Agent
Cathrine K Kinslow
David A Mims Jr
Duke W Yee
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
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