Upon completion of this chapter, you will able to answer the following questions:
What is the purpose of an OS?
What role do the shell and kernel play?
What is the diff
Principles of Concurrency and Parallelism
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CS390C: Principles of Concurrency and Parallelism
In order to change the flow within the system, an interrupt or a signal generated within the
hardware, must be used. In order to avoid a CPU resource drag wast
Direct Memory Access (DMA) is a method of allowing data to be moved from one location to
another in a computer without intervention f
Many people found themselves up in arms when service oriented architecture was first
introduced as a r
What is the difference between co-operative multitasking and preemptive multitasking?
Microsoft introduced preemptive multitasking in Windows 95. How did this enhance Windows?
The difference between co-operative and preemptive multitasking involves the co
Operating Systems Comparison and Contrast
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Introduction (Jason) (complete)
A computer system requires an operating system, a collection of software that manages
hardware and resources for the computer, in
Windows vs. Mac vs.
Unix and Linux
Learning Team D
A computer system requires an operating system, a
collection of software that manages hardware and
resources for the computer, in order to function properly.
Introduction to Windows
Interrupts, Traps, and Exceptions
The concept of an interrupt is something that has expanded in scope over the years.
The 80x86 family has only added to the confusion surrounding interrupts by introducing
the int (software interrupt) instructio
A Guide to Using Direct Memory Access
in Embedded Systems
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A Guide to Using DMA in Embedded Systems
A Guide to Using Direct Memory Access in Embedded Systems
December 10, 2012
When it comes to UNIX security there are a few basic concepts to remember: each user owns
a set of files, the system owns a set of files and users have the ability to invoke system services.