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2: Multiprocessing

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    14824
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    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this unit the learner should be able to:

    1. Describe multiprocessing
    2. Explain how a processor can support concurrent running of programs
    3. Describe how Amdahls law determines the maximum improvement of a system

    This unit introduces you to multiprocessing, which is the ability of a system to support more than one processor and/or the ability to allocate tasks between them. This will make you be in a position to understand how several programs can run concurrently in the same computer.


    2: Multiprocessing is shared under a CC BY-SA license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Harrison Njoroge.

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