problem1. Provide three merits of parallel system.
problem2. Illustrate what is “asymmetric multiprocessing” and “symmetric multiprocessing” in parallel system.
problem3. Name all three types of hardware protection and describe each briefly.
problem4. Describe what is “polling” in the interrupt handling.
problem5. The OS is accountable for numerous activities in connection with memory management. Illustrate three of such activities.
problem6. Describe three additional Operating System functions which ensure efficient system operations instead of assisting the user.
problem7. In different communications models, communication may take place using either “message passing” or “shared memory”. Make a distinction between “message passing” and “shared memory”, describing your answer with a diagram.
problem8. Provide 3 merits of virtual machine.