Difference between Dynamic Loading and Dynamic Linking

Dynamic Loading:

Loading means that load the program or module from the secondary storage device to the main memory. Loadings are two types:
1. Compile-time loading
2. Runtime loading

The routines are loaded in the main memory at the runtime or execution time that is called Dynamic Loading.

Dynamic Linking:

Linking the library files at the execution time is called Dynamic Linking. Otherwise, Dynamic Linking is the linking is postponed until execution time.

Dynamic Loading vs Dynamic Linking:

Dynamic Loading
Dynamic Linking
1. Dynamic loading is the process of loading system library or routine at run-time.1. Dynamic linking is the process of linking the dependent library or routine at run-time.
2. Dynamic loading is not supported by OS2. Dynamic linking is supported by OS