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How to show data flow between entities in a data flow diagram when input data and output data is the same?

For example : Customer --->(customer details) SEND DETAILS --->(customer details) --->Clerk
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Terminology - Difference between thread and process and how they manage DB connections

I've been working more with concurrency in Ruby recently, and I keep seeing various articles using "threads" and "process" interchangeably. What are the actual definitions of these terms? Is a ...
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Best way to signal all child processes to terminate using C

I have been assigned the task of designing a simple web server using C in my UNIX & C class. The webserver listens and forks when a successful connection is made so that multiple clients may be ...
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Concurrent Processes - Monitors and Reader/Writers

So this is a general question about the use of monitors in the Reader/Writers problem. I know the monitor procedures for the Readers/Writers problem are used for mutual exclusion to a critical ...
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Windows 8: What's the difference between a background process and a service?

The Task Manager in Windows 8 draws a distinction between Background processes and Services. What's the difference?