The Go Scheduler

Let’s learn about the Go scheduler.

m:nm:n scheduling

The OS kernel scheduler is responsible for the execution of the threads of a program. Similarly, the Go runtime has its own scheduler, which is responsible for the execution of the goroutines using a technique known as m:n scheduling, where mm goroutines are executed using nn OS threads using multiplexing. The Go scheduler is the Go component responsible for the way and the order in which the goroutines of a Go program get executed. This makes the Go scheduler a really important part of the Go programming language. The Go scheduler is executed as a goroutine.

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