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Review Quiz 2 - Atomic operations are impossible to...

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Sheet1 Page 1 Atomic operations are impossible to implement in parallel computers (multiprocessors). --False A parent thread can only terminate when all of its children threads have terminated. --False A set of processes is resource-deadlocked if each process in the set requests resources held by another process in the set an d --True When combining wait-for graphs from all the sites in a distributed environment, phantom deadlocks may occur. --True Distributed systems employ a global clock. --False A socket --is a "communication endpoint of a communication link managed by the transport services" UDP --is a connectionless transport protocol A torus --is considered by some to be a two-dimensional ring A protocol --"defines the format and the order of messages exchanged between two or more communicating entities, as well as the actio n The BBN Butterfly --is an example of a multiprocessor using shuffle-exchange interconnection network Wound/Wait/Die algorithms are used to prevent deadlocks. --True
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2011 for the course CS 551 taught by Professor Staff during the Summer '08 term at Colorado State.

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