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controls the sharing of resources among programs.
• The OS itself also uses resources, which it must share with application
Implementation View: The OS is a concurrent, real-time program.
• Concurrency arises naturally in an OS when it supports concurrent
applications, and because it must interact directly with the hardware.
• Hardware interactions also impose timing constraints. CS350 Operating Systems Fall 2013 Intro 4 The Operating System and the Kernel
• Some terminology:
kernel: The operating system kernel is the part of the operating system that
responds to system calls, interrup...
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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.
- Winter '13