multiprogramming


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multiprogramming

(ˌmʌltɪˈprəʊɡræmɪŋ)
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(Computer Science) a time-sharing technique by which several computer programs are each run for a short period in rotation
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Noun1.multiprogramming - the execution of two or more computer programs by a single computer
instruction execution, execution - (computer science) the process of carrying out an instruction by a computer
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multiprogramming

multiprograming (US) [ˌmʌltɪˈprəʊgræmɪŋ] Nmultiprogramación f
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This problem will in turn hide advantages of multiprogramming concept.
Layland, "Scheduling algorithms for multiprogramming in a hard-real-time environment," Journal of ACM, vol.
These users are called the multiprogramming level (MPL) [3, 5, 6].
In 1971, RCC decided to buy and operate a more powerful computer system CDC CYBER 70, which enabled multiprogramming and remote job entry.
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They constitute the classic method for restricting access to shared resources in a multiprogramming environment.
Topics include processes and threads, system performance, systems with multiprogramming, CPU scheduling, and synchronization principles, among others.
It has been widely acknowledged in the OS community that multiprogramming can yield higher throughput [Crovella et al.
Macrobenchmark workloads show the impact of soft updates in multiprogramming and news/mail server environments; rough data from a real system using soft updates in the field confirm the benchmark results.
Hood: A user-level thread library for multiprogramming multiprocessors.
They can also do different kinds of work because minis and mainframes are multiprogramming machines that allow several different applications (programs) to operate on them at the same time.
The principle advantage of this approach is that the operating systems used to run it can be fairly straightforward extensions of the multiprogramming operating systems used on individual computers.

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