Category Archives: Operating System

Operating Systems basics and understanding.

Operating System interview Questions and Answers

A set of most commonly asked Operating System interview Questions and Answers. Also see types of programming languages Questions 1 Read More...
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What is kernel?

What is kernel? Kernel Definition The kernel is a program that constitutes the central core of a computer operating system. Read More...
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Understanding Hard Disk internal geometry

Disk Terminology Track  A concentric ring on a disk that passes under a single stationary disk head as the disk Read More...
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Components of Motherboard

MOTHER BOARD Mother board is the main unit of a computer. It is a circuit board. Motherboard has connectors for Read More...
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How did linux come up History of Linux

Linux has been around for more than 20 years and serves happily in both desktop and server roles. But it Read More...
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Role of Operating system in a computer

Operating system as external machine. The image below explains itself where does an operating system stand. Short forms mentioned in Read More...
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What is process and threads in operating systems?

A process is an execution stream in the context of a particular process state. An execution stream is a sequence Read More...
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What is DOS?

What is DOS? Disk operating system Disk Operating System (specifically) and disk operating system (generically), most often abbreviated as DOS Read More...
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How does a computer start technically

The process begins when the power supply is switched on: The power supply performs a self-test: When all voltages and Read More...
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what does 16 / 32 bit programming / operating system / computer mean?

What is 16/32 bit programming? A binary digit, or bit, is the smallest unit of data that any computer can Read More...
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