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  • function of Operating Management.

    By Adhyan Guruji → Monday, November 29, 2021


    Q-2 What is Operating System? Describe its main function.


    An interface between the User and Computer is known as operating system, we also called resource management in place of operating system .an operating system is a software which perform all the basic  tasks like memory management, process management , file management handling the component like  drives , printer etc..Example of operating system is UNIX, Linux, Windows, and AIX etc...


    Ø  Following is the function of Operating Management.


    ·         Process Management : The Operating System also Treats the Process Management means all the Processes those are given by the user or the Process those are System ‘s own Process are Handled by the Operating System . The Operating System will Create the Priorities for the user and also Start or Stops the Execution of the Process and Also Makes the Child Process after dividing the Large Processes into the Small Processes.


    ·         Memory Management: Operating System also Manages the Memory of the Computer System means Provide the Memory to the Process and Also De-allocate the Memory from the Process. And also defines that if a Process gets completed then this will de-allocate the Memory from the Processes. 


    ·         Extended Machine : Operating System also behaves like an Extended Machine means Operating system also Provides us Sharing of Files between Multiple Users, also Provides Some Graphical Environments and also Provides Various Languages for Communications and also Provides Many Complex Operations like using Many Hardware’s and Software’s


    ·                   Other Important Activities

    Following are some of the important activities that an Operating System performs –


    o    Security − By means of password and similar other techniques, it prevents unauthorized access to programs and data.

    o    Control over system performance − Recording delays between request for a service and response from the system.

    o    Job accounting − Keeping track of time and resources used by various jobs and users.

    o    Error detecting aids − Production of dumps, traces, error messages, and other debugging and error detecting aids.

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