Simple Comparison – Multi-Process & Multi-Thread

The following are the major differences between multi-process and multi-threaded system in parallel processing listed below.
  • Parallel processing is the ability to run multiple processes concurrently at any given time.
  • In C#, Parallel library helps in running multiple processes over multiple cores of the CPU.
  • A process can contain multiple-threads.
  • The major difference between multi-process and multi-threaded system is that:
    • In multi-process, multiple programs are run at the same time.
    • Each process is allocated separate memory and CPU for execution.
    • In multi-threaded, multiple threads are run at the same time, where these threads may belong to the same process or different processes.
    • All the threads belonging to a process share the same memory and CPU that is allocated to the process.

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