What is the difference between thread and process, Computer Engineering

What is the difference between thread and process? 

Thread - is used to execute more than one program at a time.

process - executes single program

A thread is a path of execution that run on CPU, a process is a collection of threads that share the similar virtual memory. A process has at least single thread of execution, and a thread always run in a process context.

 

Posted Date: 5/29/2013 2:48:54 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- What is the difference between thread and process, Assignment Help, Ask Question on What is the difference between thread and process, Get Answer, Expert's Help, What is the difference between thread and process Discussions

Write discussion on What is the difference between thread and process
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
A data structure in which an element is added and detached only from one end, is known as Stack

What are virtual Functions

Image Capturing Download the following grey level 512x512 standard images in TIF format: a-Lena       b-Baboon     c-Bridge       d-Airfield Use Matlab to decrease the siz

What are bags and sequences? A bag is a collection of elements with duplicates permitted.  A sequence is an ordered collection of elements with duplicates permitted.

Q. Use of Overlapped Register Windows? Register file comprises 138 registers. Let them be called by register number 0 - 137.  Diagram demonstrates the use of registers: when

Determine the benefits of mainframe computers Government agencies, large businesses, and universities usually use this type of computer. So: This computer is common t

Why we need to construct state transition diagram Basically you need to construct a state transition diagram for each object with important behaviour. You need not construct on

With respect to security, which one is the better choice?.Net or J2EE? Explain? As per majority programmers .NET is the best one which have one vendor compare to, the ease of

Explain the Race Condition The situation where various processes access - and manipulate shared data concurrently. The final value of the shared data relies upon which process

Illustrate about the single inheritance During inheritance, superclass feature may by override by a subclass defining that feature with the same name. The overriding features (