Essays Tagged: "background processing"

Multi User Operating Systems

a MUOSThe main features of multi user operating systems are resource sharing, multi tasking and background processing.·         Using resource sharing in a multi-user operating sy ... e Internet. The way this is done is by the processor using time slicing.·         Background processing is a term which means when commands are not processed straight away but rather ...

(6 pages) 90 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Network Attributes, Roles and Protocols

  The three main features of a multi-user Operating System are resource sharing, multitasking and background processing.Resource Sharing - Sharing of the resources within the computer system. ... processor has to share it's time between applications, this leads to the system becoming slow.Background Processing - When a user does not want to run a particular process at a specific time the ...

(5 pages) 169 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking