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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  • How Does Facebook Group Android Devices?

    … With more than 10,000 different Android devices being used to access Facebook by some 500 million users, how does the social network ensure that those users are getting the best experience on their devices? Not by the version of Android’s operating system, product manager Chris Marra and software engineer Daniel Weaver explained in a post…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook How To's- 10 readers -
  • Facebook Adds Device-Level Targeting to Mobile App Ads

    … Facebook is sharpening the precision of the targeting options available for its mobile application ads, allowing developers to target specific devices, rather than simply operating systems and versions. The social network said in a post on its developer blog that device-level targeting should be available "in the next few days," with Software…

    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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