Outline for March 31, 2008
Greetings and felicitations!
Review course management
Evolution of operating systems
First generation (vacuum tubes): hardware only, open shop
Second generation (transistors)
Separation of programmers and operators
Batching, satellite systems, buffering
Device independence, resident loaders, first operating system, JCL
Atlas system: extracodes, interrupts, virtual memory
Third generation (integrated circuits)
Spooling, job scheduling, multiprogramming
to be continued
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Version of March 31, 2008 at 10:16 AM