List some applications of queue data structure.

Category: Data StructureList some applications of queue data structure.
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Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 years ago

The Applications of the queue is given as follows:

  1. Queues are widely used as waiting lists for a single shared resource like a printer, disk, CPU.
  2. Queues are used in the asynchronous transfer of data (where data is not being transferred at the same rate between two processes) for eg. pipes, file IO, sockets.
  3. Queues are used as buffers in most of the applications like MP3 media player, CD player, etc.
  4. Queues are used to maintain the playlist in media players to add and remove the songs from the play-list.
  5. Queues are used in operating systems for handling interrupts.