Resource management

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6.1.1 - 6.1.4 Resource management

Vocabulary includes : primary memory, secondary storage, processor speed, bandwidth,
screen resolution, disk storage, sound processor, graphics processor, cache, network connectivity,
mainframe, server, PC, sub-laptop, digital device, cell phone, PDA, digital camera,
multi-access, multi-programming
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6.1.5 - 6.1.9 Role of the operating system

Vocabulary includes : memory management, peripheral, hardware interface,
memory swapping, time-slicing, priority, scheduling, policies, multitasking,
virtual memory, paging, interrupt, polling, dedicated OS, virtualization
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