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Unformatted text preview: 9-27Happy 12thBirthday, Google Sep.27, 2010Its Googles 12thbirthday today, and Googles regular logo is replaced by an image of a cake, created by the American painter Wayne Thiebaud.The Google.com domain was registered on Sep.15, 1997.4-8;Operating SystemsPlays the role of TRAFFIC COP or the BOSS of computer resourcesMost important system softwareOperating SystemCoordinates: peripherals; application software; usersAlso used in embedded devicesWritten in assembly languagePerforms day-to-day operationsSystems Software: Operating SystemsOperating System (OS): a set of computer programs that controls the computer hardware and acts as an interface with application programsKernel: ties all of the components of the OS together and regulates other programs: controls the most critical processes4-27; 4-28; Operating System as interface between application software and hardware....
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course MIS 330 taught by Professor Choobineh during the Fall '08 term at Iowa State.
- Fall '08