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What would be difference between the following approach?
Task.Factory.StartNew(() => CustomConnection());

new Thread(CustomConnection).Start();

Both will create the new thread for performing the job. in what sense thread differs from task?
Performance wise which would the better option?? which option is advisable??
Posted 20-Nov-12 21:49pm

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A task is something you want doing.

A thread is one of possibly many workers who perform that task.

In .NET 4.0 terms, a Task represents an asynchronous operation. Thread(s) are used to complete that operation by breaking the work up into chunks and assigning to separate threads.

see this as well,

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