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Postby silambarasan123 » Thu Aug 04, 2011 7:29 pm

what is mean by contention
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Re: Contention

Postby Robert Sample » Thu Aug 04, 2011 7:35 pm

Contention occurs when a resource (such as CPU, memory, channel, disk volume, tape volume, etc) is requested by two address spaces at the same time. Depending upon the specifics, they may both get access, or only one at a time may get access, to the resource.
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