Funny, I thought they were pretty much the same thing.
Multiprocessing: Your computer is running multiple independent threads all at the same time. Who needs synchronization? They're independent, pretty much. You're going to get a halt on a thread when a shared resource (e.g. a database record) is being used / locked exclusively by some other process.
Concurrent processing: Your computer is running multiple threads, but they're part of the same "job." Synchronization happens when one thread needs a "result" from another thread before it can proceed. You can get problems if "race conditions" happen, i.e. thread A needs a result from thread B to proceed at the same time as thread B needs a result from thread A to proceed. As before, you can a halt on any process that's waiting to use a shared resource that's exclusively locked by some other process.Auto Answered|Score 1Weegy:
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