Information Systems 2c Operating Systems Functionality

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Information Systems 2c Operating Systems Functionality
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2013-10-07 01:09:12
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Windowing, Context Switching, Multi-Tasking, Multi-Processing,Coprocessing, Parallel Processing, Multi-User, GUI, Portability
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  1. Operating Systems Functionality consists of:
    • Windowing
    • Context Switching
    • Multi-Tasking
    • Multi-Processing (Coprocessing, Parallel Processing)
    • Multi-User
    • GUI
    • Portable
  2. Windowing (user interface) allows more than ___ ______ to be _____ on the screen.
    • one program
    • visible
  3. Context Switching (User Interface) is when the user can switch back and forth between several different ______ in _____ _____.
    • programs
    • main memory
  4. Multi-Tasking (CPU Management) means the operating system can _______ more than one ________ concurrently.
    • execute
    • program
  5. Multi-Processing (CPU management) includes _______ processing and _________ processing. Provides ________ processing of one or more programs using multiple ______ or _____.
    • CO
    • Parallel
    • simultaneous
    • computers
    • CPUs
  6. Multi-User - executing different _______ programs _________.
    • users
    • concurrently
  7. GUI (graphical user interface)
    ability to handle graphics
  8. Portable - is the ability of an operating system to be used by different ________ or  _______ of computers.
    • manufacturers
    • types
  9. Platform is based on a particular computer ______ and it's ______ ______.
    • category
    • operating system
  10. Application software OR Information Systems that were designed for one _____ will not run on another ________.
    • platform
    • platform
  11. Emulation Software allows _______  designed for one ________ to run on another.
    • programs
    • platform

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