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Introduction to Operating Systems and Services

Free online course on the components of operating systems as well as the fundamentals of operating system services.

Publisher: NPTEL
This free online course on operating systems and services provides a comprehensive guide on the need to have an operating system which is used to simplify work for users. Learn about the structure of an operating system as well as its operation. You will be introduced to the concepts of system calls, system programs, application programs, and the transition from user to kernel mode. Start this course and improve your operating system knowledge.
Introduction to Operating Systems and Services
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Students

    759
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This free online course on introduction to operating systems and services will begin by introducing you to the components of an operating system, as well as the need for having an operating system on a computer. You will learn about the definition of an operating system as well as the structure of a computer system. You will also be able to review the four components of a computer system.

Then, this course will also introduce you to the classification of the operating system, as well as the characterization of the computer system as it relates to the individual user interface, will also be covered in this course. Furthermore, this course will teach you how the components of a computer system are organized in order to allow various users to easily access the different components of the system.

Finally, this course will introduce you to the concepts of system calls along, as well as the different types of system calls available in an operating system. This course will also improve your knowledge of the components of the computer system architecture. Begin this course and improve your knowledge of the operating system, as well as understand the importance of the services an operating system performs in a computer system.

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