Deadlocks

A deadlock is a condition in which two computer programs sharing the same resource prevent each other from accessing the resource, resulting in both programs terminating. Write a short, 2- to 3-page critical essay explaining deadlocks, include deadlock characteristics and preventions and avoidance.
Discuss and cite the course material and at least one additional credible or scholarly source to support your analysis and positions.
Your paper should meet the following requirements:

Be 2-3 pages in length, not including title and reference pages.
Include at least three references from the readings or outside sources. You can cite the course material and at least one additional credible or scholarly source must also be included to support your analysis and positions.