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6answers
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Why are threads called threads?

I understand that a process a unit of resource ownership and executable instructions. Threads allow a process to share its resources with multiple executions, and it's easier for an OS to schedule ...
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2answers
801 views

Should I use simple socket programming to communicate between 2 threads? [closed]

Is it a good idea to communicate between 2 threads using sockets in Java? What I am trying to achieve is Inter-process communication using socket programming/RPC mechanism.
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3answers
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Inter-process and inter-thread data sharing [closed]

I know that operating systems facilitate inter-process and inter-thread data sharing. I want to know about the mechanisms used to facilitate such sharing. I read about "pipes". What are the other ...