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How java Threading mapped with LINUX / WINDOWS OS ?
 
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Depends entirely on the JVM implementation. Many of the original JVMs used a library called "Green threads", which simulated Java threads all in a single OS thread. Many recent JVMs, on the other hand, use one OS thread per Java thread.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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