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List some applications of queue data structure.

The Applications of the queue is given as follows:

  • Queues are widely used as waiting lists for a single shared resource like a printer, disk, CPU.
  • 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.
  • Queues are used as buffers in most of the applications like MP3 media player, CD player, etc.
  • Queues are used to maintain the playlist in media players to add and remove the songs from the play-list.
  • Queues are used in operating systems for handling interrupts.