Understanding Key Terminal Server Internals

In this section, we’ll discuss the internal workings of some system components that are most helpful to understanding how a terminal server allocates system resources to the sessions it’s hosting.

How Does the Terminal Server Dole Out Processor Cycles?

Nothing happens on a computer without a processor. When a workstation serves dozens of users, there’s a lot of competition for any available processor cycles. Here, we’ll talk about how the terminal server decides who’s going to get processor time.

Users run applications, but operating systems don’t know anything about applications. The operating system deals with processes and threads that support through the application executable. A process defines the ...

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