Research Paper On Operating System Topic
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Background and Analysis of the UNIX OS
This 10-page paper provides a background and analysis of the UNIX Computer Operating System. Topics discussed include the history of the system and its importance to computing today, as well as shells, kernels, the file system, process management, memory management and input/output functions. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
NT2000, UnixWar, and Linux Operating Systems' Hardware Considerations
A 6 page paper comparing the general hardware needs of each of these three operating systems. The ongoing debate typically centers on what operating systems can do; the purpose here is to focus more on what Linux, UnixWare and NT2000 need in order to fully perform. Unix – and its Linux variation – remains the most versatile operating system in terms of hardware requirements. Windows is more hardware-specific with each generation, and less open to alteration than either Linux or UnixWare. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
Stating a Business Case for the Linux Operating System
A 10 page paper providing rationale for choosing Linux operating system over various Windows® systems. Unix – and its Linux variation – remains the most versatile operating system in terms of hardware requirements. Windows is more hardware-specific with each generation, and less open to alteration than either Linux or UnixWare. The paper discussing points of cost, security (system, file, workgroup, Internet), performance and includes a list of some of the companies currently using Linux systems. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
Comparison Between the iPhone and Google’s Android Operating Systems
This 3 page paper looks at the two dominant operating systems used in cellular telephones; Android and the iPhone OS. The two operating systems are compared and contrasted, looking at how they operate and what they can and cannot do. The paper gives a good general overview. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
Small Business Inventory Management Automation and Networking
A 6 page paper discussing considerations for building a network and establishing a database-oriented inventory management system for a small firm with fewer than 100 employees.. The network designed for the firm should be a thin client, three-tier client/server system operating on Fast Ethernet. Small groups of users should be connected via token ring groups connected to a 100 mbps Fast Ethernet backbone network. Windows 2000 Server is the operating system; Microsoft Access is the database program that the firm will use. Bibliography lists 6 sources.