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1. What are the main differences between operating systems for mainframe computers and personal computers?

1.  What are the main differences between operating systems for mainframe computers and personal computers?



2.  Describe in detail the difference between the client-server and peer-to-peer models of distributed systems.



3.  How are network computers different from traditional personal computers?


Describe some usage scenarios in which it is advantageous to use network computers.

Use information from the modular background readings as well as the given resources. Also, you could use any good quality resource you can find. Please cite all sources and provide a reference list at the end of your paper.

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1.a) OS for mainframe systems normally have simpler requirements than for personal computers. Batch systems do not have to be... View the full answer

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