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How Operating Systems Work

How Operating Systems Work

A good tutorial on how operating systems work to control a computer system.


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Cathy Swift
Cathy Swift (Administrator)
12 years ago

This site described the process in terms that the student can easily understand. The use of video was also a plus.

Time spent reviewing site: 10 minutes
John Zamora
John Zamora (Faculty)
20 years ago
I spent approximately 1/2 hour reviewing the site and making notes how I can use
the source in my "in-class" and online courses. The concepts presented in the
site are very useful and accurate. The site is a good example of capturing the
"essence" of operating systems. It is also easy to use. This source for
operating systems can be a definite enhancement to learning and teaching.

Technical Remarks:

Understand that there is some prerequisite terminology that is needed for the
potential effectiveness in learning can be realized from the site. Also, there
are various "ads" interlaced throughout the pages of the site that may be
Used in course? Yes