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2.1.5 - Thinking Concurrently


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concurrent processing
when several running processes are allocated CPU time in turn, giving the appearance that tasks are being performed simultaneously
increased
Advantage of Concurrent Processing: program throughput is ...
interaction
Advantage of Concurrent Processing: reduces time being wasted, e.g. when waiting for user ...
complete
Disadvantage of Concurrent Processing: programs will take longer to ... especially compute-intense ones
repetitive
Advantage of Parallel Processing: speeds up processing when ... calculations need to be performed on large amounts of data
rendered
Advantage of Parallel Processing: 3D objects can be ... quickly by working on individual components
windows
Advantage of Parallel Processing: a browser can display and process several web pages in separate ...
overhead
Disadvantage of Parallel Processing: there is an ... in coordinating the processors
multiple
Disadvantage of Parallel Processing: some tasks may run faster with a single processor instead of ...