Essays Tagged: "Operating Systems"

Business and the Internet

net has grown from a simple way to send messages to and from two different computers with different operating systems, known as the beginning of E-Mail, to a way to sell and buy products just like in ...

(3 pages) 310 3 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Windows 95 or NT

When one asks himself or another, Which Operating system will better fill my needs as an operating system Windows 95 or Windows NT version 3 ... ter fill my needs as an operating system Windows 95 or Windows NT version 3.51. I will look at both operating systems and compare the qualities of each one in price, performance, stability and ease of ... erformance, stability and ease of use. The final results will give one a clear view to the superior operating system for years to come.As one already knows, that if you keep up with the computer indus ...

(3 pages) 91 0 3.5 May/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science


change interesting. Unlike other types of networks, Intranets allow different types of machines and operating systems already at hand to be operating on the same network platform. This reduces the cos ... tform. This reduces the cost when trying to implement this type of network because the machines and operating systems already at hand can still be used throughout the network without conflicting with ...

(6 pages) 203 0 4.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Virtual Banking

Y ON THE INTERNET06.01............ CRYPTOGRAPHY06.02............ FIREWALLS06.03............ TRUSTED OPERATING SYSTEMS07.00............. REGULATIONS AND PROBLEMS08.00............ CONCLUSION .09.00..... ...

(7 pages) 403 1 2.9 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

This essay compares and contrasts windows XP home edition and windows XP professional.

The two operating systems that i will be comparing are the differences of Windows XP professional and Window ... differences of Windows XP professional and Windows XP home edition.Some of the things that the two operating systems share are the new user interface which makes it easy to find things easier and fas ... documents and settings no matter where you log on. Remote installation service supports for remote operating system installations where desktops can be installed across the network. All of these feat ...

(2 pages) 167 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Market of Operating Systems - A political-cultural approach -

plying Neil Fligstein's Theory of Fields (part of the political-cultural approach) to the market of operating systems. Two rivals are identified (Micrsoft and Linux). Patent rights, conception of cont ... s: : Can the political-cultural approach predict the winning strategy for an actor in the market of operating systems?The Market of Operating Systems- A political-cultural approach -Course: Economic S ...

(18 pages) 347 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

"Computer Security"

word or series of characters that match an entry or security file in the computer. Most multi-user operating systems provide for a logon code, a user ID, and a password (all forms of remembered infor ...

(2 pages) 542 3 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

A comparison of Thick and Thin clients in Networks.

rs just have a dumb terminal with no memory, processing power, storage etc. for use with multi user operating systems.There are many advantages and disadvantages in both methods.The advantages to be g ...

(2 pages) 61 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking


Software may be divided into two major branches:1)System software. This includes three divisions(a)Operating systems - An operating system is a piece of software that controls the computer's hardware ...

(3 pages) 125 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Programming Capabilities and Application Software Comparison

between the availability of application software on both.DifferencesWindows 2000 come with only the operating systems. If you want office productivity tools you will need to purchase an additional pro ... itional product (like Visual Basic).UNIX systems have a plethora of application that comes with the operating system (O/S). These include applications that organize and manipulate files, text processi ...

(2 pages) 139 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

The Expansion of Microsoft

w innovations and advancements even without the constant fear of a major competitor for its Windows operating system, but Microsoft seems to base much of their technology on gaining new market share i ... Windows XP is another improvement in the series of installments that make up the Windows family of operating systems for computers. Some technological advancements actually have a strategic effect by ...

(4 pages) 175 1 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Multi User Operating Systems

An operating system is a set of software programs, which manage computer hardware in a controlled fashi ... ystem controls the file-system, process management, memory management and peripherals.Multi-user operating systems are used on large mainframe computers. A mainframe computer system has one very po ... nit. They use terminals (a keyboard and a monitor) to access the mainframe computer.A multi-user operating system lets more that one user work on a mainframe computer at the same time.Features ...

(6 pages) 90 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

What could be the consequences arising from domination by a single wealthy individual of, for example, digital satellite TV?

with the flight of Bill Gates and Microsoft, which currently holds 97% of the market share of home operating systems on the web. If perhaps the world of digital satellite TV was dominated by a single ...

(4 pages) 38 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Software Piracy Issue

of our lives, with technology substantially climbing at a large rate. Software can be anything from operating systems, email handlers to games. Free software is anything but good for the consumer or d ...

(2 pages) 83 0 3.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The four major functions of an operating system are

1.The four major functions of an operating system are:Managing programsManaging MemoryHandling input and outputUser InterfaceManaging ... faceManaging programsManaging programs is one of the functions that are most dramatic effect to the operating systems overall quality. There are many different systems that are used for managing progr ... , in which you can run only one program application at a time. Multi-tasking in which in the normal operating system allows a single user to work with more than one program at a time.Managing memoryTh ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Marketing Spotlight - Microsoft Competitive Markets and Marketing Strategies

moving the company from Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Seattle in 1979, Gates and Allen began writing operating system software. What happened to the company since its founding is a well-known and often ... arly success because of a single product innovation. In 1980, IBM contracted Microsoft to write the operating systems for its new PCs, which led to the creation of Microsoft Disk Operating System (MS- ...

(5 pages) 204 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Background Material

rd.Software: programs that make a computer do things. There are three basic categories of software: Operating Systems (e.g. Windows), languages (e.g. Java and C) and applications (e.g. word processors ... (e.g. word processors and spreadsheets)Software can be divided into three basic categories: Operating systems: the operating system (e.g. DOS, Windows, and UNIX) manages the computer's resourc ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Start of the PC Industry

o be very good businessmen, as well as good programmers.________________________________________3.3 Operating SystemsThe operating system has three main functions to perform:1. Manage the computer res ... know as the boot program) stored in read-only memory (ROM) that allows the computer to load its own operating system.The system looks for the boot program initially on the floppy disk drive; in this w ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Operating System

IntroductionIn this operating systems review report, researcher will mainly discuss and provide technical overview on UN ... ilestone was porting the UNIX system from the PDP-7 to the PDP-11. Which mean that UNIX would be an operating system for all computers. The next important milestone was the rewriting of UNIX in the pr ... This was an unheard-of strategy at the time. It was generally felt that something as complex as an operating system, which must deal with critical-time events, had to be written exclusively in assemb ...

(58 pages) 391 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Being Popular.

A friend of mine once told an eminent operating systems expert that he wanted to design a really good programming language. The expert tol ... ing you have to install before you use it. It has to be there. C was there because it came with the operating system. Perl was there because it was originally a tool for system administrators, and you ... . There are only rudimentary libraries for manipulating strings, and almost none for talking to the operating system. For historical reasons, Common Lisp tries to pretend that the OS doesn't exist. An ...

(29 pages) 59 1 3.8 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Programming Languages