Operating Systems

An operating system (OS) is a collection of software that manages computer hardware resources and provides common services for computer programs. The operating system is an essential component of the system software in a computer system. Application programs usually require an operating system to function.Time-sharing operating systems schedule tasks for efficient use of the system and may also include accounting software for cost allocation of processor time, mass storage, printing, and other resources.
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  • Microsoft is Gifting Windows 10 to Users

    … By Karen Fratti on Jan. 21, 2015 - 3:30 PM Microsoft made some big announcements Wednesday, saying it will give its Windows 10 operating system away for free to customers, introducing a revamped Office for mobile and revealing that its Xbox One will stream to any PC or tablet. If you haven’t been using Windows, you won’t get a free upgrade…

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  • REPORT: Facebook Advertising, from Awareness All the Way Through to Sales

    …) Education level Connectedness to your page (fan versus friend of fan versus no connectedness at all) Based on usage: Type of operating system (i.e., iOS versus Android) Desktop versus mobile Type of Internet connection Lookalikes: Scale demand for products and services with lookalike modeling, a native Facebook capability allowing advertisers to find…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 25 readers -
  • Facebook Adds Device-Level Targeting to Mobile App Ads

    … Engineer Jun Li detailing the new options: App developers have seen a lot of success with Facebook's mobile app ads, largely because of Facebook's precise targeting abilities for mobile app ads. In order to get high-quality installs or engagement within an app, it is very important to reach the right people with the most relevant message…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 11 readers -
  • Wedge, FBOSS Aimed At ‘Disaggregation’ Of Facebook’s Data Centers

    … information-technology personnel to better manage switches, servers, and storage. And FBOSS is a Linux-based operating system that allows for optimal management of Wedge and easy deployment of software solutions to boost the performance of the network. It also provides information to Facebook on performance metrics including cooling fan behavior…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 7 readers -
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