List some of the Dis-Advantages of Pipes and Filters.

 Posted by Niladri.Biswas on 9/11/2012 | Category: Design Pattern & Practices Interview questions | Views: 1663 | Points: 40

A) Increased overhead due to
•The small granularity of each processing step
•Number of context switch to be made between filters

B) Performance is affected by the need to copy data between address spaces of filters

C) Constraints on the allowed data size in the pipes (typically queues) affects the scalability of data transfers between filters

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