A wait can be "woken up" by another thread calling notify on the monitor which is
being waited on whereas a sleep cannot. Also a wait (and notify ) must happen in
a block synchronized on the monitor object whereas sleep does not:
sleep() is a method which is used to pause the process for few seconds or the
time we want to. But in case of wait() method, thread goes in waiting state and it
won't come back automatically until we call the notify() or ...
Nov 5, 2015 ... Today we will share the difference between sleep and wait method in java . This
is one of the most popular question of Threads topic for the java beginners. Both
sleep() and wait() methods are most widely used methods in ...
sleep() method keeps the lock or monitor even if the thread is waiting. Also, wait
for the method in Java should be called from a synchronized method or block
while there is no such requirement for sleep() method.
Though both wait and sleep put thread on waiting state, they are completely
different in terms of behavior and use cases. Thread.sleep(long millis) is meant
for introducing pause, releasing CPU and giving another thread an opportunity to