Threads and Processes

This talk was given at RailsIsrael 2015.

And in case you don’t have 5 minutes, here are the slides:

Talk Description:

Many of us use threads and/or processes in our code, whether explicitly or implicitly. But do we really understand what threads and processes are? Can we clearly evaluate the pros and cons of each? We will attempt to clarify these concepts in a simple, concise fashion.