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IE8 and Chrome - Processes are the new Threads

SenFo (761716) writes | more than 6 years ago

Programming 0

SenFo (761716) writes "To many of the people that downloaded Google Chrome last week, it was a surprise to observe that each opened tab ran in a separate process rather than simply a separate thread. Scott Hanselman, Lead Program Manager at Microsoft, discusses some of the benefits of running in separate processes as opposed to separate threads.

Ah! But they're slow! They're slow to start up, and they are slow to communicate between, right? Well, kind of, not really anymore.

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