Single and Multithreading

The focus of this report will be to attempt to delve into that void called the operating system and to expose the unique concepts of threading and multithreading. The demand for faster and more powerful computers continues to grow as does the demand for better and faster operating systems. The concept of hyperthreading is the next generation of the idea and will also be touched upon.

Both business and personal computing have become an everyday part of the life for millions of individuals the world over. The majority of individuals who use computers, however, do not actually know what is going on in the background. Operating systems, for example, have always worked on the old notion that one only has to know how to drive the car but not necessarily how the car works. In other words, operating systems do get the work done but the...
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