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Mohamed Sanaulla: Arrays.sort versus Arrays.parallelSort

We all have used Arrays.sort to sort objects and primitive arrays. This API used merge sort OR Tim Sort underneath to sort the contents as shown below... This is all done sequentially, even though merge sort uses divide and conquer technique, its all done sequentially. Come Java 8, there is a new API introduced for sorting which is Arrays#parallelSort. This is does the sorting in parallel. Interesting right! Lets see how it does

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