Interfaces provide a simplied abstract view of

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Unformatted text preview: ts. ∗ Interfaces provide a simplified, abstract view of hardware to application programs. – The execution environment isolates running programs from one another and prevents undesirable interactions among them. CS350 Operating Systems Fall 2013 Intro 3 Other Views of an Operating System System View: The OS manages the hardware resources of a computer system. • Resources include processors, memory, disks and other storage devices, network interfaces, I/O devices such as keyboards, mice and monitors, and so on. • The operating system allocates resources among runni...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2014 for the course CS 350 taught by Professor Ashrafaboulnaga during the Winter '13 term at University of Waterloo, Waterloo.

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