Accounting Essay

615 Words Jan 20th, 2016 3 Pages
Polytechnic University of the Philippines
(Ragay Branch) Name: Jerick Boy N. Peregrin Year and Section: 2ndYear- 1 Course: BSIT
1. Research on at least three other definition s of Operating System. Include the reference or source of the material. * An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs. The operating system is a component of the system software in a computer system. Application programs usually require an operating system to function.

* the collection of software that directs a computer's operations, controlling and scheduling the
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Desktop software distributed through Windows Store is packaged using the App-V system to allow sandboxing. | | BeOS | Be Inc. | BeOS was positioned as a multimedia platform which could be used by a substantial population of desktop users and a competitor to Mac OS and Microsoft Windows. However, it was ultimately unable to achieve a significant market share and proved commercially unviable for Be Inc. The company was acquired by Palm Inc. and today BeOS is mainly used and developed by a small population of enthusiasts. | | OS/2 | IBM & Microsoft (v. 1.0 – 1.2) | OS/2 was intended as a protected mode successor of PC DOS. Notably, basic system calls were modeled after MS-DOS calls; their names even started with "Dos" and it was possible to create "Family Mode" applications: text mode applications that could work on both systems.[2] Because of this heritage, OS/2 shares similarities with Unix, Xenix, and Windows NT in many ways. | | GEOS (16-bit operating system) | Berkeley Softworks, GeoWorks, then Breadbox Computer Company | GEOS is a computer operating environment,

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