Computing A2 Operating Systems

Some revision cards for Operating systems

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  • Created on: 19-06-11 18:42

Real Time System


-Used for applications that are non-sequential in nature

-Events occur at intermittent time in parallel with other events

-Must respond to inputs quickly-on a time scale measured in micro or milliseconds

-Used for applications where there is a continous cycle of input-processing-output-input etc  

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Embedded System

-Dedicated to one particular task

-Receives regulated and little number of inputs

-produces few outputs

-requires little memory

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Mark Nash


needs a lot more infromaton, e.g examples and other tyes of operatig systems, like desktop OS , and the advantages and disadvantages of both

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