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multiprocessor is hardware based while multiprogramming in software based

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Q: What is the different between multiprocessor and multiprogramming?
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in cluster system, different CPU's work together to perform a specific task while in multiprocessor system,different CPU's work to perform their own tasks.

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What is the difference between Real time system and Multiprogrammed system?

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'What is the difference between multiprogramming and multitasking and what is meaning of a task if we consider a task as a program then the concept will be multiprogramming then what is the differenc?

First of all there is difference between program and a task. There may be multiple tasks running related to one program at the same time. so if the processor is busy in multiple tasks related to one program then it is multitasking. But if the multiple tasks which the processor is executing concurrently are related to different independent programs then the concept is know as multiprogramming.

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A multicomputer is the definition of more than one computer, whereas a multiprocessor means that it is more than a single core processor (CPU)

How is multiprocessing different from multiprogramming?

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Definition of multiprocessor system?

Multiprocessor means having more than one processor. Example: this is a multiprocessor computer.

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What are different types multiprocessor system?

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Distinguish between multiprogramming operating system and time sharing operating system?

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

Difference between uniprogramming and multiprogramming?

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What is the difference between multiprogramming and batchprocessing?

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When was THE multiprogramming system created?

THE multiprogramming system was created in 1968.

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