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by garima rathore
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Operating System
Topic: What is deadlock? Explain.
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What is deadlock? Explain.

Deadlock is a specific situation or condition where two processes are waiting for each other to complete so that they can start. But this situation causes hang for both of them.
by garima rathore
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Operating System
Topic: What is thrashing?
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Views: 428

What is thrashing?

Thrashing is a phenomenon in virtual memory scheme when the processor spends most of its time in swapping pages, rather than executing instructions.
by garima rathore
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Operating System
Topic: What is the advantage of a multiprocessor system?
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Views: 413

What is the advantage of a multiprocessor system?

As many as processors are increased, you will get the considerable increment in throughput. It is cost effective also because they can share resources. So, the overall reliability increases.
by garima rathore
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Operating System
Topic: What is the concept of demand paging?
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Views: 489

What is the concept of demand paging?

Demand paging specifies that if an area of memory is not currently being used, it is swapped to disk to make room for an application's need.
by garima rathore
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Operating System
Topic: What is the use of paging in operating system?
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Views: 437

What is the use of paging in operating system?

Paging is used to solve the external fragmentation problem in operating system. This technique ensures that the data you need is available as quickly as possible.
by garima rathore
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Operating System
Topic: What is the difference between process and program?
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Views: 464

What is the difference between process and program?

A program while running or executing is known as a process.
by garima rathore
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Operating System
Topic: What are the different states of a process?
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Views: 470

What are the different states of a process?

A list of different states of process:

New Process
Running Process
Waiting Process
Ready Process
Terminated Process
by garima rathore
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Operating System
Topic: What do you mean by a process?
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Views: 444

What do you mean by a process?

An executing program is known as process. There are two types of processes:

Operating System Processes
User Processes
by garima rathore
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Operating System
Topic: What is a real-time system?
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Views: 443

What is a real-time system?

Real-time system is used in the case when rigid-time requirements have been placed on the operation of a processor. It contains a well defined and fixed time constraints.
by garima rathore
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Operating System
Topic: What is a socket?
Replies: 0
Views: 464

What is a socket?

A socket is used to make connection between two applications. Endpoints of the connection are called socket.