OPERATING SYSTEMS This exam tests introductory-level knowledge of operating systems. Topics include: what operating systems are; what they do; how they do it; how their performance can be evaluated; how they compare with each other.
3 Operating Systems 3.1 ORIGINS OF "OPERATING SYSTEMS" Back in the early 1950s there were very few computers. Large universities might have one, as might government research laboratories, and a few big companies.
1 ENG SC757 -Advanced Microprocessor Design Babak Kia Adjunct Professor Boston University College of Engineering Email: bkia -at- bu.edu Operating Systems 2 What is an Operating System z Operating System handles • Memory Addressing & Management • Interrupt & Exception Handling • Process ...
7 02-Sep-2008 ©2008 Charles Abzug 13 Computer Environment: The Principal Determinant of the Relative Importance of Various Design Goals • Single-User PC: Ease of Use • Minicomputer/Mainframe: FIRST: Maximum Utilization of Resources NEXT: Fairness among Users • Workstation: Compromise ...
Operating systems— now and in the future Dejan Milojicic Hewlett Packard Laboratories 1501 Page Mill Rd. Palo Alto, CA 94304 firstname.lastname@example.org 12 IEEE Concurrency W ith this issue, we are starting a department on the trends in computer science.
Chapter #1 Homework NAME : Amy Hissom Activities 1. Why do we need an operating system? It is the most important software of a computer that acts like a middleman for the user and the hardware.
•First, some examples of operating systems: Microsoft Windows (XP, 2000, NT, ME, 98, 95…) Mac OS (X or otherwise) Linux (Debian, Red Hat, Ubuntu…)
3 Although this observation was made in 1981, this is still roughly valid after two decades. In this paper, we shall also follow the similar approach and discuss the history of operating systems roughly along the decades.
Oct-03 2 Course Introduction Ñ This course will provide an overview of most Operating Systems. Ñ It describes the requirements of most Operating Systems and the common techniques used to achieve these requirements. Ñ Course is split up in lectures followed by a test (50%) and a coursework (50 ...
This sections provides a brief introduction to Windows XP Professional and Knoppix-STD