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Process Management in Operating System

PROCESS MANAGEMENT

A Process is defined in many ways it is a program in execution, running state of a program is known as process or active part of program is known as process. The execution of a process must progress in a sequential fashion.  According to operating system a process can execute it code in positive direction, it can hold resources of system, it can communicate with other process, it can be terminated by operating system if process perform abnormal operation example divide by zero. In Process Management it manages the allocation of processes.

Difference between Program and Process

 

PROGRAM PROCESS
It is defined as a series of instructions It is a program in execution
It is a passive entity It is an active entity
It does not include program counter It include program counter that specify the next instruction to execute
It does not store (more…)

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