Tag Archive: Programming

Difference: Program VS Process VS Thread

Here are the definitions and the explanations from Wikipedia.

Program:

A computer program, or just a program, is a sequence of instructions, written to perform a specified task with a computer.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_program

Process:

A process is an instance of a computer program that is being executed. It contains the program code and its current activity. Depending on the operating system (OS), a process may be made up of multiple threads of execution that execute instructions concurrently.
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