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Multiprocessing and Multithreading

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Please share your idea about Multiprocessing and Multithreading specially in context of python.

posted Oct 8, 2013 by Jai Prakash

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Multiprocessing is about more than one process and multithreading is about more than one thread. If you want Python specifics you can check at http://docs.python.org/3/library/multiprocessing.html or here
http://docs.python.org/3/library/threading.html, both of which may have been found by using your favourite search engine.

answer Oct 8, 2013 by Sumit Pokharna
Just an additional info
Threads share all memory and global variabls. They can communicate with each other through global variables.

Processes are completely isolated from each other and much communicate with each other through mechanisms provided by the OS (e.g. sockets, mailboxes, pipes, files).
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