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Operating Systems I

by: Imelda Dickinson

Operating Systems I IT 120

Imelda Dickinson
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Date Created: 11/01/15
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data from only one file The OS uses the FAT to find all of the disk clusters where a file is stored The File System There are the three types of FAT le systems The original FAT le system FAT18 FATS FAT16 and FAT32 are an advanced and imde version of the origin FAT le systam C Common Desktop Operating Systems 9 Norman Disk Operating Synthm M3008 h an ohwlchOS that Is dill and no support new business npplie om WWW WQJGMERTRM and W039 ammamo 0310 8C0 SuSE and others UNIX includes HP UX Sun Solaris and othars MSDOS O Microsoft misused as rst 9mm Windaus 10 Windows mesa mum macawumme and or wmmm Mummmmm mumme shesme hhsir newl39moofPOE Micmso bnugmme gmsm 00m and re ned M8008 in 1981 MSDOS is a simple lowoverhead operating system MSDOS is inexpensive MSDOS is stable and reliable MSDOS is easy to learn and use Many programs are available for MS DOS Microsoft Windows 31 o It was not until Windows 30 was released in 1990 that Microsoft whimed its ussr Home as a map tutu In the Imam In 1982 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sysiema v AlhoughUNleuwanymhtedw tmm ham and ismidamd mm moon denbpmems hdudlng the cma m d Lhux have W mm m Origins of Linux 0 By the late 19906 Linux had become a viable alternative to UNIX on servets and Nlndows on the desktop The popularity of Linux on desktop PCs has also contributed to interest in using UNIX distributions such as FreeBSD and Sun Salads on the desktop Versions of Linux can now run on almost any 32bit LinuxUN IX GUI i Both UNIX and Linux are wpable of running GUIs Because there are so many afferent malaria 01 both UNIX and Linux there are men If popular giantnice to choose UNIX and Linux both rely on the XWndwvs Syaem to dsplay the GUI GNOME is not a window manager In fact GNOME can work with several different kinds of window managers LinuxUNIX GUI Although other desktop environments such as K Desktop Environment KDE can be con gured and used with Linux GNOME is rapidly gaining industry acceptance as a quotstandardquot UNIX and Linux GUI Since Linux supports dozens 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multiuser capability and sophisticated file security and file sharing technologies Common NOSs in use today include Microsoft Windows Novell NetWare Linux Unix Windows and Linux NOS Comparison V ndows has been marketed as a userfriendly graphical interface GUI desktop operating system The roots of Linux begin with UNIX and with that modular design made Linux a very popular choice among system administrators to run their servers Textmode interface functionality Cost Obtaining the OS Ability to run from a CD Available application software and obtaining application software Virus vulnerability Security features Supporting multiple users The ClientServer Model Mos notwark watchmaan manning munHolde warm such ammuwmwwmwmnmwmwnum ummmrd mm Ammmmmummm Medium 39 Hutu1quot n u M L ALA The Client Server Model Any computer can act as a server as long as it is connected to the network and is con gured with the appropriate software Most organizations put all of their key network services on highend computers called servers running NOSs optimized for servicing remote clients 0 Evaluating Customer Resources and Requirements One of the first things that must be taken into consideration when buying or building a new computer are the requirements that are needed to allow the system to efficiently provide the service Determining the customer resources will also help decide on what type of system to build or buy for the customer Evaluating Customer Resources and Requirements A Linux workstation is a system that is typically a standalone computer consisting of one monitor keyboard and mouse Most often a workstation will be configured with a network connection as well Evaluating Customer Resources and Requirements Servers really have no need to the user arienled features like large monitors speakers or somd card Mymdmaomdm mmmnmwum mum Fumbmaonmecswmmve System Interface SCSI dish as opposed to Extended IDE EIDE disks that would be lnstalted In a workstation Evaluating Customer Resources and Requirements Determining the customers resources is an important step in evaluating the requirements that are needed but also that will be available These can include things like existing hardware budgetary constraints and having the proper expertise available Linux provides and excellent means for reusing existing hardware and extending the life of old and othenvise unusable systems Linux has the ability to run without a GUI that can use up all the system resources One way to deal with budget constraints is to decide the proper hardware that is needed and what the user will need to accomplish the job


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