Information Systems 2c Operating Systems Functionality
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Operating Systems Functionality consists of:
- Context Switching
- Multi-Processing (Coprocessing, Parallel Processing)
Windowing (user interface) allows more than ___ ______ to be _____ on the screen.
Context Switching (User Interface) is when the user can switch back and forth between several different ______ in _____ _____.
Multi-Tasking (CPU Management) means the operating system can _______ more than one ________ concurrently.
Multi-Processing (CPU management) includes _______ processing and _________ processing. Provides ________ processing of one or more programs using multiple ______ or _____.
Multi-User - executing different _______ programs _________.
GUI (graphical user interface)
ability to handle graphics
Portable - is the ability of an operating system to be used by different ________ or _______ of computers.
Platform is based on a particular computer ______ and it's ______ ______.
Application software OR Information Systems that were designed for one _____ will not run on another ________.
Emulation Software allows _______ designed for one ________ to run on another.
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