Glossary

Internet of Things Wiki Glossary is developed with benefit of readers in mind. It provides you quick access to definition of terms and glimpse of technological concepts used in IoT application development, infrastructure, technological jargons, documenting and markets.

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  • Concurrent Programming

    Concurrent programs are the one that allow execution of several operations concurrently.  The operation sequences execute as a sequential program would. However these operations can interfere with each other.

    The sequence of instructions is called a thread.

  • Parallel Programming

    In parallel programming the operations run parallel and are overlapped to improve the throughput. A parent task is divided into child tasks and these child tasks execute parallel to make execution of parent task faster.