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Synchronous & Asynchronous

 
Bidyut Padhi
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Hi All
Please tell me what is the Advantages of Sysnnchrous Messaging and asynchronous Messaging.
Any link or Url will be appriciated....
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Bidyut
 
Eoin McGee
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Synchronous generally means blocking calls, main advantage is knowing if the call was successfully delivered or not, main disadvantage is that should the response take some time then the caller is blocked from doing any other work
asynchronous is generally non-blocking, is a response is needed you get it some other way later on, main advantage and disadvantage is probably just the opposite of above
check http://www.cs.unc.edu/~dewan/242/f96/notes/ipc/node9.html
 
Bidyut Padhi
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Thanks Eoin
I went to the Link refered by you.
R u also preparing for SCEA. Please keep comming to this forum for further discussion.
Bidyut
 
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