All about Linux Process Scheduling And Multitasking

Posted at January 5, 2017 at 4:30 pm by Jithin

Modern computer systems range from low-end processors that can only execute one single instruction at a time to high-performing supercomputers with hundreds of CPUs each and multiple cores on each CPU, performing hundreds of instructions in parallel.  All of these systems tend to have one thing in common: They always need to run more processes than they actually have cores. The way Linux and other operating systems can actually run more processes than there are actual processing units available   [...]

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