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Text Files File System
578 wordsThe Unix File System has the job of maintain all the data which is stored in the computer. The data which is maintained includes programs, documents, databases, and textfile's. A file in Unix basically refers to the source of input or target of output, not just the place where the data is saved. The file itself can be read or be written on to. The Unix File System consists of three types of Unix files, text and binary files, directories and subdirectories, and special more specific directories. ...
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Operating Systems Windows Nt
330 wordsComparing Microsoft Operating Systems: 95 / 98 /NT This report is centered on the similarities and differences of the three major operating systems provided by Microsoft during the previous decade. There were and will always be changes and upgrades some of the information may not be current, as these systems have had certain upgrade modules that may not covered. Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows NT all have related functionality but they differ in many ways. All three of these programs are Win...
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Public And Private Plug Ins
1,827 words... ture certifying the two other core pieces of information in this certificate Plug-ins are available for a number of commercial e-mail and USENET news applications, including Outlook, Outlook Express and Eudora. The plug-ins can verify the authenticity of documents signed using digital certificates issued by Thawte or Verisign. They also have the ability to encrypt and decrypt documents for secured delivery to remote recipients over an otherwise insecure network. The common mechanism by which...
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Input And Output Operating System
1,856 wordsAn operating system is the program that manages all the application programs in a computer system. This also includes managing the input and output devices, and assigning system resources. Operating systems evolved as the solution to the problems that were evident in early computer systems, and coincide with the changing computer systems. Three cycles are clear in the evolution of computers, the mainframe computers, minicomputers and microcomputers, and each of these stages influenced the develo...
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Trojan Horses Unauthorized Access
1,176 words... ) and checksum-based change detection tools. Design of configuration review tools requires intimate knowledge of the system, but no knowledge of the worm code. Another class of add-on tools is the intrusion detection tool. This is somewhat analogous to the PC monitoring software, but is usually more complex. This tool reviews series of commands to determine if the user is doing something suspicious. If so, the system manager is notified. One type of network security tool is the wrapper progr...
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Open Source Software Windows Xp
1,343 wordsThe jury is still out on how Linux will build on its initial proliferation in the enterprise. Linux vendors have consolidated in search of solid ground, but IBM's incarnation of the penguin may portend success in tomorrow's high-speed networks. We asked industry experts how they expect Linux to reach its stride. Linux has demonstrated its worth at the server level and in clustering. In addition to being a robust operating system, its nonproprietary nature allows OEMs to tweak the architecture fo...
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Mac Os Operating Systems
2,423 wordsEvolution of the PC Operating System Outline: 1. Abstract 2. Introduction 3. Some facts about the history of computer and operating systems: software evolution depending on hardware development: 3. 1 Batch operating systems; 3. 2 time-shared operating systems; 3. 3 Personal computers of the middle 70 s: CP/M (Control Program/Microcomputer). and DOS operating systems; 3. 4 Developing personal computers with graphical user interfaces (GUIs) makes possible introducing GUI operating systems: 3. 4. 1...
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Operating System Computer Network
290 wordsDistributed Operating System Computer architecture consisting of interconnected multiple processors are basically of two types namely (1) Tightly coupled system (2) Loosely coupled systems. Loosely coupled systems are more often referred to as distributed computing systems. The operating system commonly used for distributed computing systems can be classified as (a) network operating system and (b) distributed operating system. A distributed OS must be designed with the assumption that complete ...
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Knowledge Management Management Systems
2,232 wordsWEBSTER UNIVERSITKNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMSTIMOTHY W. HYDE COMP 5910 31 Mar 98 TABLE OF CONTENT TABLE OF CONTENT ii INTRODUCTION 1 WHAT IS A KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM 1 Technologies 2 WHY USE IT 2 Advantages 2 GOAL 3 SAMPLE PRODUCT 3 WINCITE 5. 0 3 INTRASPECT 1. 5 4 CHANNELMANAGER 2. 0 4 Premise # 1 4 Premise # 2 4 BACKWEB 4. 0 5 CONCLUSION 5 WORK CITED 6 INTRODUCTION In todays information based society, knowledge is power. By knowing their customers a business will have the ability to build...
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3,601 wordsFiction, Fantasy, and Fact: " The Mad Scramble for the Elusive Silver Bullet... and the Clock Ticks Away. " Wayne Anderson November 7, 1996 The year 2000 is practically around the corner, promising a new era of greatness and wonder... as long as you dont own a computer or work with one. The year 2000 is bringing a Pandora's Box of gifts to the computer world, and the latch is slowly coming undone. The year 2000 bug is not really a " bug" or " virus, " but is more a ...
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