Syllabus For The Subject Computer Operating System

COMPUTER OPERATING SYSTEM

Introduction

 

Unit 1: Computer Architecture Review

Why Review Computer Architecture?

 

A Map of Your Computer‘s Architecture

 

The CPU

 

Memory

 

Talking to Devices

 

Unit Summary

 

Key Terms

 

Review Questions

 

Unit 2: Operating System Principles

What is an Operating System?

 

Examples of Operating Systems

 

The Structure of Operating Systems

 

Interfacing with an Operating System

 

Managing System Resources

 

Unit Summary

 

Key Terms

 

Review Questions

 

Unit 3: Processes

Processes and Multitasking

 

Process

 

State Changing

 

Process Creation

 

Stopping a Process

 

Threads

 

Inter Process Communication

 

Process Scheduling Algorithms

 

Unit Summary

 

Key Terms

 

Review Questions

 

Unit 4: Memory Management

What is Memory Management?

 

The Memory Manager

 

Virtual Memory

 

Unit Summary

 

Key Terms

 

Review Questions

 

     

 

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