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July 18 - Day 4: Time and Resource Management

Most kernels require the presence of a periodic time source called a 'Clock Tick'. We'll look at what this is used for and whether it's mandatory. We'll also look at the mechanisms provided by a kernel that provide mutual exclusion to shared resources.

Most kernels require the presence of a periodic time source called a 'Clock Tick'.  We'll look at what this is used for and whether it's mandatory.  We'll also look at the mechanisms provided by a kernel that provide mutual exclusion to shared resources.