problem1. What do you understand by the term “Operating System”?
problem2. Illustrate the four main computer system components.
problem3. Illustrate and compare “Parallel Systems” and “Distributed Systems”.
problem4. prepare down the name of any five computer-system operations.
problem5. To ensure proper operation, the operating system and all other programs should be protected from any malfunctioning program. describe a mechanism which is executed in operating systems to guarantee this protection.
problem6. Describe why main memory management and secondary-storage management are two separate system components management.
problem7. Make a distinction between “Message passing” and “Shared memory”. Use diagrams to demonstrate your answer.
problem8. describe what a virtual machine is and give some merits and demerits of virtual machines.