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POS/355

INTRODUCTION
TO OPERATING SYSTEMS


 

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POS 355 Week 1 Individual: Memory
Management Paper

Assignment Preparation

Activities include completing independent student reading
and research.

Assignment

Choose one the following
options:


  • Option 1:
    Write a 1- to 2-page paper that explains memory management requirements.

  • Option 2:
    Write a 1- to 2-page paper that explains the differences in memory
    management between Windows® and Linux®.

  • Option 3:
    Write a 1- to 2-page paper that explains the processing model and basic
    process states in the model.



 

 

POS 355 Week 2 Learning Team: Unix®,
Linux®, Mac OS®, Windows® Operating Systems Comparison

Submit an informal project plan containing the
following:


  • The team
    members who are responsible for each part of the final project

  • The team
    approach to the project

  • A schedule
    for completing the project with weekly milestones



 

 

POS 355 Week 2 Individual: File
Management Paper

Assignment Preparation

Activities include independent student reading and
research.

Assignment

Choose one of the following
options:


  • Option 1:
    Write a 1- to 2-page paper that discusses the following scenario: Consider
    a system that supports 5,000 users. Suppose you want to allow 4,990 of
    those users to be able to access one file. How would you specify this
    protection scheme in UNIX®?




  • Option 2:
    Write a 1- to 2-page paper that discusses the following scenario: Consider
    a system that supports 5,000 users. Suppose that you want to allow 4,990
    of those users to be able to access one file. Suggest another protection
    scheme that can be used more effectively for this purpose than the scheme
    provided by UNIX®?




  • Option 3:
    Write a 1- to 2-page paper that discusses the following scenario: Some
    systems keep track of the types of a file, others leave it to the user,
    and yet others simply do not implement multiple file types. Which system
    is better?



 

 

POS 355 Week 3 Learning Team: Unix®,
Linux®, Mac OS®, Windows® Operating Systems Comparison

Create an outline of the Unix®, Linux®, Mac OS®,
Windows® Operating Systems Comparison Paper.

 

 

POS 355 Week 3 Individual: Open and
Closed Source Systems

Assignment Preparation

Activities include completing independent student reading
and research.

Assignment

Choose from the following
options:


  • Option 1:
    Write a 1- to 2-page paper defining and describing the GNU public license
    and its role.




  • Option 2:
    Write a 1- to 2-page paper defining and comparing open source and closed
    source operating systems. Provide examples of each.




  • Option 3:
    Locate an operating system emulator and experiment with a system type
    (such as Windows® or Unix®) different from what you
    currently use. Write a 1- to 2-page paper describing your experiences with
    your chosen system compared to your current operating system. 



 

 

POS 355 Week 4 Learning Team: Unix®,
Linux®, Mac OS®, Windows® Operating Systems Comparison

Submit a rough draft of your Unix®, Linux®, Mac OS®,
Windows® Operating Systems Comparison Paper.

 

 

POS 355 Week 4 Individual: Failures

Assignment Preparation

Activities include completing independent student reading and
research

Assignment

Write a
2- to 4-page paper describing four types of failures that may occur in a
distributed system. Specify which of these are also applicable to a centralized
system. Choose two of the four failures and describe how you would isolate and
fix each failure.

 

 

POS 355 Week 5 Learning Team: Unix®,
Linux®, Mac OS®, Windows® Operating Systems Comparison Paper

Finalize and submit the Unix®, Linux®, Mac OS®, Windows®
Operating Systems Comparison Paper.

 

 

POS 355 Week 5 Learning Team: Unix®,
Linux®, Mac OS®, Windows® Operating Systems Comparison Presentation

Finalize and submit the Unix®, Linux®, Mac OS®, Windows®
Operating Systems Comparison Presentation.

 

 

POS 355 Week 5 Individual: Operating
System Security Flaws

Assignment Preparation

Activities include completing Internet research, independent
student reading, and research.

Research a
known operating system security flaw in Microsoft® Windows 7®, Mac OS X®,
Linux®, or UNIX®.

Assignment

Write a
2- to 4-page paper summarizing the known operating system security flaw in
Microsoft® Windows®,
Mac OS X®, Linux®, or UNIX®. Describe the type
of flaw or condition within the OS that allowed the attack and how the flaw was
addressed or countered. Include at least 2 resources in your references. 
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