In the context of process scheduling, does the operating system intervene after each time slice/quantum ends? For example if the computer was idle and 4 tasks arrived : t1, t2, t3 and t4, and they got ...
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Is the time slice (quantum) that the Windows Kernel Dispatcher allocates to threads the same length for every thread, or does it base the size of quantum on the priority of the thread like Linux does? ...
Someone brought up a "quantum processor" or "quantum computing" the other day. What is it? How does it differ from the processors we're using?