Why use volatile variables in java ?

Can anyone make me clear about use of volatile keyword in java ? I would appreciate if one can give related examples ?
Thanks in advance


  • Anoop Kumar
    Anoop Kumar
    never used volatile variables in real project.
    you can see some stackoverflow discussion, they have some practical examples


    This discussion is very clear why volatile

  • Dhaval Pujara
    Dhaval Pujara
    volatile modifier tells the JVM that a threbad accessing a the variable must always reconcile its own private coppy of the variable with master copy in memory ......ALL IN ONE THAT STOP ACCESSING MULTIPLE THREAD TO INSTANCE VARIABLE VOLATILE IS USED ultimatly its only applied to instance variable not local variable

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