What’s a spiking thread?

We refer to a thread that causes a sudden rise in CPU usage as a spiking thread (as it spikes the CPU). This usually happens due to some sort of infinite loop. In this exercise, we’ll learn how to identify spiking threads from the core dump.

Application source code

We have created a multi-threaded application that generates a spiking thread.

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