This unit introduces students to modern computer operating systems, their major components and roles. Students will be exposed to at least two popular operating systems including a mobile OS.
Content includes: Operating System (OS) concepts, OS architectures; threads and processes; concurrency, daemons and services; memory management, devices and device drivers; file systems, security; basic scripting.
|1.||Demonstrate an understanding of the basic OS architectures, functions and roles;|
|2.||Cite the history and identify social impacts of different operating systems, including mobile OS;|
|3.||Describe OS components for processes, devices, files and memory management; and|
|4.||Research and report information on operating system types.|
|Assignment||Assignment including practical demonstrations||40%|
|Test||Final Test aligned to Industry Certification (90 min)||40%|
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