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12 Ebooks and Reviews

Originally posted on Its PH:
The Journey It’s been 12 ebooks this far – both technical and non technical. They all have been FREE downloads and have received a lot of comments/feedback through mails, chats, blog etc. I started my writing journey by being a very hilariously awkward writer, which was an outcome of my research frustration…

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XEN – SEDF and Credit Schedulers

This post gives the brief of two schedulers present in Xen. Credit Scheduler Credit scheduler has three states: OVER – gone over the credit allocation UNDER – credits remaining BOOST – to achieve low I/O response latency When sum of the credits for all of the domains go negative all domains are given new credits.… Continue reading XEN – SEDF and Credit Schedulers

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New Command for XEN scheduler

Xen is a virtual machine monitor used for virtualization. Xen Scheduler does CPU scheduling of various domains. It has a default credit scheduler and optional SEDF scheduler which can be set during boot time. The project implements a new command for xen which can be used by the user to modify the behavior of running… Continue reading New Command for XEN scheduler

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Programming versus Scripting

Let us put together everything that one must know about Programming versus Scripting. There are Programming languages, there are Scripting languages and then there are also those which sit somewhere Amidst Programming and Scripting. Examples: Let us start with some Examples: Programming: C, C++, Java, Pascal etc Scripting: JavaScript, VBScript, Perl etc The Differences The… Continue reading Programming versus Scripting

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Transferring Threads -Across Process

Is it possible to transfer a thread from one process to another?  No. A transfer of thread from one process to another is NOT possible. Reasons: Threads share code, data, and files from parent process i.e. address and memory space. These become invalidated if the thread is transferred from one parent to another.