System Call

In computing, a system call is how a program requests a service from an operating system’s kernel. This may include hardware related services (e.g. accessing the hard disk), creating and executing new processes, and communicating with integral kernel services (like scheduling). System calls provide an essential interface between a process and the operating system.

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Context Switch

The scope of this post is limited to the study of context switches in various communication and synchronization primitives in distributed systems mainly focus on the following:

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