MULTIPROCESSORS & MULTICOMPUTERS

A large computer system which contains a number of processor units is called a Multiprocessor System. This systems either execute a number of different application tasks in parallel, or they execute sub-tasks of a single large task in parallel.
A Multicomputer System is formed by interconnecting a group of complete computers to achieve high total computational power. They can access only their own memory. They communicate data by exchanging messages over a communication network.

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