Concurrency

Courtesy: Wikipedia

In computer science, concurrency is a property of systems in which several computations are executing simultaneously, and potentially interacting with each other.

The computations may be executing on

  1. multiple cores in the same chip,
  2. preemptively time-shared threads on the same processor, or
  3. executed on physically separated processors

A number of formalisms for modeling and understanding concurrent systems have been developed, including:

 

Related link:

Parallel programming crash course (courtesy: Linux Journal)

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