Copy-on-write COW , sometimes referred to as implicit sharing  or shadowing ,  is a resource-management technique used in computer programming to efficiently implement a "duplicate" or "copy" operation on modifiable resources. Modifications must still create a copy, hence the technique: the copy operation is deferred until the first write. By sharing resources in this way, it is possible to significantly reduce the resource consumption of unmodified copies, while adding a small overhead to resource-modifying operations. Copy-on-write finds its main use in sharing the virtual memory of operating system processes , in the implementation of the fork system call.
This page describes how to write articles in Simple English. Articles in Simple English Wikipedia are written for everyone. This includes children and adults who are learning English. Articles should be written about notable encyclopedic subjects. First, think about your readers.
During the holiday season, many feel the need to wish happy holidays to their co-workers or clients. This is a beautiful custom, especially in Anglo-Saxon countries, where the Christmas atmosphere invades all spaces. Click To Tweet. Other people have holidays or some days off, making it a good opportunity to send an electronic postcard or an email to notify colleagues and clients that they will not be available during certain dates while wishing them all the best in the final days of the year at the same time.
Writing a resume in English can be very different than in your own language. The first and most important step is to take the time to prepare your materials thoroughly. Taking notes on your career, education, and other accomplishments and skills will ensure that you can shape your resume to a wide variety of professional opportunities. This is a moderately difficult task that may take around two hours. Here's an example resume following the simple outline above.