Process Management

Code No
Skill Category No: 
2
Skill No: 
3
Topic No: 
5
Level: 
II
Objective: 

Understanding the different roles of different kinds of process. Understanding the process life cycle and how the signals affect it. Knowing the typical methods to analyze the current process state in Linux system

  • Understanding the concept of process and thread
  • Understanding the mechanism of switching processes
  • Knowing the components of a process
  • Understanding the life cycle of a process
  • Understanding the signals and how to send signals
  • Understanding the basic commands of process analysis: ps, top, nice, renice
  • Understanding the concept and the roles of Periodic process
  • Familiar with the typical schedule commands
    • cron, crontab, and crontab Format
    • /etc/cron.* Directories
    • Anacron