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What is it ? Mechanics and mechanisms

Wikipedia Reference : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_black_tree

Corbet's article on RB Trees - http://lwn.net/Articles/184495/ (I really do not think I can do any better, but will try anyway ;o))

Usage Patterns

Usage sample

Internals

Data Structure

Major Operations

Reference Usages in the Linux Kernel

Experience – what worked and more importantly what didn’t work & gotchas

There is a school of thought that there are other mechanisms, like Judy tree, that are faster than binary trees, like the RB tree. See http://judy.sourceforge.net/doc/10minutes.htm

Discussions & Notes

<KS 8 Feb, 07> I have started the template and am slowly filling in the details. Please contribute as you see fit. Cheers  </KS> 

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