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Software Engineer Interview(Student Candidate) Virginia Beach, VA

Not difficult but, "What is a semaphore?"


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A Semaphore is a data type that tracks usage of resources for software systems with multiple processes operating at once. The semaphore tells the software when resources are available to run your next process and prevents race conditions.

SomeGuy on Feb 7, 2013

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