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Our body couldn’t function without our brains. The brain tells the various pieces of our body how to work and how to interact. Without a brain, we wouldn’t be able to do anything at all.
An operating system is kind of like the brain of a computer. You have a bunch of hardware like the CPU tower, the monitor, and the keyboard, but without a CPU, they can’t do anything but power up and turn on. The operating system organizes files and lets the hardware know what it should do.
It can be confusing. But it doesn’t have to be. In the pages of this ebook, we’ll explore operating system in depth. You’ll learn about what they do, how they work, and what needs specific systems can meet. Ultimately, the choice is a matter of preference, but it helps to be informed on what you are really getting when choosing an OS.
What you will learn:
- How operating systems work
- The classifications of an OS
- What is a bootstrap loader
- How process management affects your system
- The advantages and disadvantages with each OS
- How security fits in
- Whether or not more RAM will help
- How your system resources can help you