CIS-1 - OperatingSystem: 01:12 ,UNIX,Linus,andMacOS...

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Operating System: Understanding the Platform 01:12 Operating System- collection of computer programs that administer the hardware and  software of a computer so they work properly.  Many OS’s are referred to as platforms Most widely used are Windows, UNIX, Linus, and Mac OS Central Processing Unit Cache- small, very quick memory because it stores copies of  information and data from the most regularly used parts main memory.  DING- if DVD is not magnetic, burn whole- pit Don’t burn whole- land Defrag- program that reorganizes the hard disk. Takes longer to read it then write it DING- TCP/IP- transmission control protocol and internet protocol Set of rules for transferring information from one computer to another Plug and Play Embedded operating systems DING- windows, Mac OS, UNIX is proprietary- cant reprogram windows Linux – non proprietary
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  • Fall '08
  • McCarthy
  • Central processing unit, DING­ TCP/IP­ transmission, parts main memory, DING­ binary write/save/read, DING­ magnetic tape

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CIS-1 - OperatingSystem: 01:12 ,UNIX,Linus,andMacOS...

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