Skip main navigation

Processes and threads

Processes and threads are the most important building blocks of parallel programs. Watch Dr. Martti Louhivuori explain their differences.

Parallel processing is normally based either on using multiple processes or multiple threads.

In this video we discuss the most important differences between them.

This article is from the free online

Python in High Performance Computing

Created by
FutureLearn - Learning For Life

Reach your personal and professional goals

Unlock access to hundreds of expert online courses and degrees from top universities and educators to gain accredited qualifications and professional CV-building certificates.

Join over 18 million learners to launch, switch or build upon your career, all at your own pace, across a wide range of topic areas.

Start Learning now