Sunday, July 10, 2011

Inter Process Communication

The main IPC methods are written below. Follow the each link to get a detailed idea of each of them with the sample working code.

I will recommend before going in detail first take a look on what actually IPC is from here

Basics of Inter Process Communication

Types of IPC's
  1. File
  2. Signal, POSIX Signal
  3. Socket
  4. Message Queue
  5. Pipe
  6. Named Pipe
  7. Semaphore
  8. Shared Memory
  9. Message Passing
Reference book 
  1. Inter Personal Communication Process and Applications
  2. Interplay: The Process of Interpersonal Communication
  3. Operating System Concepts, Seventh Edition
  4. Operating System Concepts
  5. Operating System Concepts


  1. Readers Please post me if you are looking for any particular concept in IPC. I am much busy with my development schedule, but I will try to add your topic.

    Saurabh Gupta

    1. hello
      can you give explanation and working code for semaphore, shared memory and message queue in c++
      Thanks in advance

    2. Hello,

      Will try soon. Please drop us an email on "".