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The STA COM objects were guaranteed to be thread safe by the COM subsystem itself. If used correctly by the client, the COM object doesn't have to be concerned about its own thread safety. The MTA apartment turned that on its head. The COM object now has to deal with its own thread safety entirely. The COM subsystem makes no promises about the thread access ...


Yes concurrency is possible but not parallelism, parallelism simply means doing many tasks simultaneously, on the other hand concurrency is the ability of the kernel to perform many tasks by constantly switching among many processes. In order to achieve parallelism it is important that system should have many cores only then parallelism can be achieved ...

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