Operating Systems – Memory Management Questions

// question may not be always directory connected to the topic but came to my mind while thinking as a reader, this list is supposed contain things that you may know already and subject to change time to time

  • What is a direct-access storage device?
  • What is processor stall?
  • What is cache?
  • What is a thread?
  • What is multi-threaded core?
  • What is base register?
  • What is limit register?
  • What is kernel mode?
  • What is a multiprocessing system?
  • What is context switching?
  • What is a compiler?
  • What is absolute code?
  • What is relocatable code?
  • What is address binding?
  • What is load time, compile time and execution time?
  • What is logical address space and physical address space?
  • What is a relocation register?
  • How memory management unit works?
  • What is dynamic loading?
  • What is a Dynamic Link Library (DLL)?
  • What is static linking?
  • What is dynamic linking?
  • What is dynamic loading?

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S M Mahmudul Hasan

A self taught guy, software engineering undergrad, creates technical content in spare times, mostly found of tech forums, terrible programmer, part-time gamer, listens to electronic musics and a huge nerd. Read blog.