Ch 2: Overview of Operating Systems

About This Chapter

Take advantage of these concise lessons to expand your knowledge of enterprise operating systems, managing software resources, job scheduling in operating systems, and more. This overview of operating systems can help you get ready to ace a test or complete a homework assignment.

Overview of Operating Systems - Chapter Summary

The information-packed lessons in this chapter provide an overview of operating systems. You can learn how computer operating systems are managed and broaden your knowledge concerning different types of mobile operating systems. After completing the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Discuss management of hardware and software resources
  • Provide an overview of personal operating systems
  • Describe enterprise and workgroup operating systems
  • Explain how job scheduling works in operating systems
  • List features of mobile operating systems

These lessons provide an overview of operating systems that can help you quickly grasp the topics presented, and our instructors provide a learning experience that's entertaining. A great way to confirm your knowledge of the topics covered and direct your studies is to take the lesson quizzes. You can even print the quizzes and use them to study offline.

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