Windows 10 Update Not Completing

Do not recall exactly when it happened last time, but earlier this year my development computer running Windows 10 received a Windows update. The update was applied (as far as I could tell). From then on, when I would shutdown or restart my computer, I was asked to update and restart or update and shutdown. Something was not right. I do not recall what I did to get out of such state last time, but it worked. Continue reading “Windows 10 Update Not Completing”

Process, Thread and Fiber

andrew_tanenbaumIn the past few months I have been asked about the differences between a process and a thread. No one so far has mentioned a fiber even though fibers are related to threads. Let me describe them and later give some examples on how I have and continue to use threads in my work.

I searched for different descriptions / definitions on-line and combined / distilled them into single and simple sentences. Of course, as one continues to talk about each topic, the definitions expand. Continue reading “Process, Thread and Fiber”