Memory Management in Operating System (OS)

Memory Management in OS

Memory Management in Operating System

 

Memory management is the process of intelligently handling all the memory related operations and resources in the primary memory or storage disk when there are multiple processes that are using memory and resources. 

Memory Management in Operating System

Memory management is the process of intelligently handling all the memory related operations and resources in the primary memory or storage disk when there are multiple processes that are using memory and resources. It keeps track of all the memory, it may be idle in the system or can be allocated to different processes at a given time.

  • It decides which processes will get memory resources and when
  • It keeps track of all memory status, when allocated or when idle

Various Methods Involved

There are various methods through which the memory management system in OS intelligently manage the system –

We will discuss all these in detail in the upcoming posts of the series.

Entities involved –