Ebay Interview Question for SDE1s

Country: United States
Interview Type: In-Person

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Concurrency is the programming concept where multiple threads are spawned by same process under same process space. The threads may or may not contest for the same resource. If they do contest for same resource then synchronization may be needs to avoid situations like deadlocks.

Parallelism is the concept of dividing a particular computation into independent parallel processes which do not share the same process space.

- Sam June 28, 2013 | Flag Reply
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Oh forgot to mention: Parallelism requires multiple CPUs or a processor with multiple core.

- Sam June 28, 2013 | Flag
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Concurrency has more to do with multi-threading and parallelism with multiple processors or CPUs

- mano June 28, 2013 | Flag Reply

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