Problem: I am working on a service which will do some automated processing at a configurable time each night. It does some communication over the internet, formats some information, and creates a ...
Working on relatively low-speed hardware, I need to grab a snapshot of a rapidly changing datastream and then post-process the snapshot data and save it to disk. I need help with designing the ...
I've been working more with concurrency in Ruby recently, and I keep seeing various articles using "threads" and "process" interchangeably. What are the actual definitions of these terms? Is a ...
So this is a general question about the use of monitors in the Reader/Writers problem. I know the monitor procedures for the Readers/Writers problem are used for mutual exclusion to a critical ...
I have been assigned the task of designing a simple web server using C in my UNIX & C class. The webserver listens and forks when a successful connection is made so that multiple clients may be ...