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Network Systems and Services

Comparison between the Network Operating systems
Like Linux, Windows 2000 and
Distributed operating system Amoeba.

Group Members : Yedukondalu Madhumanchi (M00295179)
Saroop kumar reddy Chidirala(M00333357)

Date of Submission: 25-Feb-2011

Campus: Hendon

School of Computing Science
Dr G E Mapp
Middlesex University

List of Contents

S.NO Content Page Number

1.Abstract 4
2. Introduction 4
3. Network Operating System 6
4. Distributed Operating System 6
5. LINUX 6
5.1Shell 7
5.2 Kernel 7
5.3Linux features and performance 9
5.4 Linux Advantages and disadvantages 9 5.5 Strengths and Weakness of Linux 10
5.6 Application of Linux 10
6WINDOWS 200010
6.1 Windows 2000 Architecture 11
6.2 Kernel mode 11
6.3User Mode13
6.4 Windows 2000 features13
6.5 Windows 2000 Benefits14
6.6Windows 2000 weakness 14
6.7 Windows 2000 security Features 14
7 Differences B/w Linux Vs Windows OS 15
8.Introduction to Amoeba 15
8.1Design Goals 15
8.2System Architecture 16
8.3Fundamental Concepts17
8.4 Outside Kernel19
8.5Weakness of Amoeba 20

List of Figures
S.NO Contents Page Number

Figure 1 Operating System5
Figure 2 Conceptual Structure of the Linux Kernel 7 Figure 3 Windows 2000 architecture 11
Figure 4 I/O Manager Components 12
Figure5 Amoeba System Architecture 17
Figure6 Remote Procedure Call 18
Figure7Bullet Server 19

Comparison between the Network Operating system
Like Linux, Windows 2000 and
Distributed operating system Amoeba.

The Main aim of the paper is to clearly distinguish the Comparison between the Linux, Windows Network operating System and Amoeba Distributed operating System. This paper explains clearly about the network operating systems like Linux, windows 2000 and Amoeba, Amoeba can be described as an example of a distributed operating system. Starting from the Linux operating system, this paper describes the Linux operating system evolution, architecture. It also tells the list of Pros and Cons of the Linux operating System and Features involved in that OS. Windows 2000 is one of the powerful operating system in the world. However, This paper also concentrate on Windows 2000 OS with explanation of the architecture, advantages, disadvantages and security of the Windows 2000 .Finally, we discussed about Amoeba distributed Operating System and what are the features of the Amoeba and Understanding the architecture of the Amoeba Distributed Operating System. Introduction:

An operating system(OS) is a program designed to run other programs on a computer . Operating system runs automatically when the user power switches on and it stops running on the computer when the power switch off. It is act as an interface between user and the CPU. Operating system controls the external devices that are connected to the computer and it can manage files on the computer. Operating system can perform the things like taking the input from the external devices like keyboards, printers, scanners and display the output on computer monitor. By this we can say that it is an inter face between user and the CPU. Responsibility of Operating system is to make sure that both...
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