Daily Archives: November 14, 2016

Shared Memory and Its Features

  Shared Memory helps in passing on data between programs. A memory portion created by a program can be accessed by other processes, if allowed. In other words, Shared memory is an extra portion of memory that is attached to some address spaces, which the owners can use. Here all the processes can access and… Read more »

The different aspects of Semaphores

‘Semaphore’ is a term used for a variable in the Operating System, which acts as a counter. When multiple processes try to access the same resource or file continually, then access to the particular file should be controlled by assigning a value to the semaphore. A Semaphore is like an integer, with three differences. The… Read more »