Dynamic shared object – DSO

A dynamic shared object (DSO) is an object file that is intended to be used simultaneously (or shared by) multiple applications while they’re executing. A DSO can be used in place of archive libraries and will minimize overall memory usage because code is shared. Two executables that use the same DSO and that run simultaneously have only one copy of the shared components loaded into memory.
[Source: Adapted from SGI]

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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