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    Operating system ABCs An operating system‚ or OS‚ is a software program that enables the computer hardware to communicate and operate with the computer software. Without a computer operating system‚ a computer would be useless. Operating system types As computers have progressed and developed so have the operating systems. Below is a basic list of the different operating systems and a few examples of operating systems that fall into each of the categories. Many computer operating systems will

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    Operating System UNIT - 1 Roadmap • What is an Operating System? • • • • • • • • Operating System Objectives/Functions The Evolution of Operating Systems Major Achievements Structuring methods Design of API’s Interrupts Device Organization User/System state Transition What is an Operating System? • A program that acts as an intermediary between a user of a computer and the computer hardware. OR • A program that controls the execution of application programs. • Kernel – the one program

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    UUM  COLLEGE  OF  ARTS  AND  SCIENCES   UNIVERSITI  UTARA  MALAYSIA   No.   Information  on  Course   1. Course  Name  :   OPERATING  SYSTEM       2. Course  Code:   STIK2044     3. Name(s)  of  Academic  Staff:  HATIM  MOHAMAD  TAHIR     ROOM:  SOC3070    OFF:928  5193    EMAIL:  HATIM@UUM.EDU.MY    FB:  HATIM   4. Rationale  for  the  inclusion

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    QUESTION 1 Scheduling is a fundamental operating systems function. Almost all computer resources are scheduled before use. CPU is one of the primary computer resources uses scheduling to design the processes in an operating system. The operating system can make the computer more productive by switching the CPU among processes called CPU scheduler. a) Explain what is CPU scheduler? State FOUR (4) goals of the CPU scheduler in an operating system. CPU scheduler is to selects from among

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    Chapter 2 – Operating System Overview TRUE/FALSE QUESTIONS: 1) An OS should be constructed in such a way as to permit the effective development‚ testing‚ and introduction of new system functions without interfering with service. (True) 2) The OS masks the details of the hardware from the programmer and provides the programmer with a convenient interface for using the system. (True) 3) The ABI gives a program access to the hardware resources and services available in a system through the user

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    publications and other professional conferences and journals. He is a coauthor of the textbook Database System Concepts. He has also written Op-Ed articles for the New York Times‚ the Boston Globe‚ and the Hartford Courant‚ among others. Peter Baer Galvin is the chief technologist for Corporate Technologies (www.cptech.com)‚ a computer facility reseller and integrator. Before that‚ Mr. Galvin was the systems manager for Brown University’s Computer Science Department. He is also Sun columnist for ;login:

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    Operating Systems Task 1 An operating system (OS) is a part of software which manages the operation of a computer. It controls the hardware and software of a computer‚ without it a computer would be useless. DOS Disk operating system (DOS) was released in 1981. It will load from a floppy disk each time a computer starts. DOS uses a command line interface. Command line interface can be difficult to use if you aren’t trained or experienced in using it. DOS is the predecessor to windows. DOS is

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    Operating System An operating system (OS) is a collection of software that manages computer hardware resources and provides common services for computer programs. It is a program designed to run other programs on a computer. The operating system is an essential component of the system software in a computer system. Application programs usually require an operating system to function. Time-sharing operating systems schedule tasks for efficient use of the system and may also include accounting software

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    Technology II-C Passed to: Mrs. Maryjes Calades Operating system examples As computers have progressed and developed so have the operating systems. Below is a basic list of the different operating systems and a few examples of operating systems that fall into each of the categories. Many computer operating systems will fall into more than one of the below categories. GUI - Short for Graphical User Interface‚ a GUI Operating System contains graphics and icons and is commonly navigated by

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    EXAMPLE OF MULTI-USER OPERATING SYSTEM The common examples of multi-user operating system’ include VMS‚ UNIX‚ and mainframe operating systems which include MVS system. A single user multi-tasking operating system is an operating system is capable of allowing multiple software processors to run at the same time. EXAMPLE OF NETWORK OR DISTRIBUTED SYSTEM Short for Network operating system‚ NOS is the software that allows multiple computers to communicate‚ share files and hardware devices with one

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