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What is multiprogramming?


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2011-09-01 10:08:55
2011-09-01 10:08:55

multiprogramming lets you do more than one thing at a time


multiprogramming is also called multi-threading here more than one operation in a program takes place..


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types of multiprogramming and difference bet multiprocessing and multiprogramming?

THE multiprogramming system was created in 1968.

timesharing is logical extention of multiprogramming.

MS-DOS supports multiprogramming to some extent.-

multiprocessor is hardware based while multiprogramming in software based

is it possible to do multiprogramming with only one partition

using multiprogramming we can save the time multiprogramming resources to more than one current application i.e we can run multiple applications at a time that's way we refuses the time

The principal disadvantge of too much multiprogramming is the overhead of excesssive context-switching. If the context-switch rate is too high, the overhead can actually overwhelm the benefit of multiprogramming.

Multiprogramming increases CPU utilization by organizing jobs so that the CPU always has a job to execute.

monoprogramming is when the memory can only process one program at a time were multiprogramming is when the memory can process more than one program

Where it has to do with symmetrical shapes and there equations.

Such that lesser time are needed to wait.

That was one of its design goals.

In Multiprogramming it is possible to run several programs at same time rather than one at a time in uniprogramming.. and higher resource utilization.

multiprocessing is the simultaneous processing by two or more processing unit while multiprogramming is the execution of two or more computer programs by a single compute.

Time-sharing and multiprogramming have various differences. However, these two environments share the feature whereby several users can use the system at the same time.

time sharing operating system is user interactive, but multiprogramming operating system need not be user interactive

Multiprogramming System: In multiprogramming system the same memory is shared by different number of programmes. MultiUser system: More than one user can use the system at a time.There will one centralized server and the users connected with the system are called as dump terminals.

the main difference b/w multiprogramming and multiprocessing O.S. is that the previous one is non-interactive O.S. and the later is interactive O.S. By-Satyam Maheshwari

number of process in system number of threads in a program..

Multiprogramming makes effifcient use of the CPU by overlapping the demands for the CPU and its I/O devices from various users. It attempts to increase CPU utilization by always having something for the CPU to execute.

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