Types of Systems

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Batch
System is designed to perform a series of tasks with minimal human involvement.
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Stand-alone
. A single user operates a single computer that does not rely on any other computers in order to function.
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Multi-Tasking
the processor is switching between processes, assigning time slices to each one.
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Multi-User
system allows multiple users to access computer resources at the same time.
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Time Slices
The period of time for which a process is allowed to run uninterrupted
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Interrupt
A signal from a device to the CPU.
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Polling
CPU keeps checking with the device to see if it needs attention.
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. A single user operates a single computer that does not rely on any other computers in order to function.

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Stand-alone

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the processor is switching between processes, assigning time slices to each one.

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system allows multiple users to access computer resources at the same time.

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The period of time for which a process is allowed to run uninterrupted

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