Future of the server operating system

Computer Weekly

We look at the evolution of the server operating system, and how the next generation is moving into the cloud

Microsoft acquires Express Logic for its real-time internet of things operating system

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Microsoft today announced that it’s acquired Express Logic, a 23-year-old San Diego, California-based developer of real-time operating systems (RTOS) for the internet of things (IoT) and edge devices powered by microcontroller units (MCUs), for an undisclosed amount.

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The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 7

IT Toolbox

The fileservers were usually high-performance PCs running under some operating system that allows multiple activities to take place concurrently. Two approaches have been taken by NOS manufacturers

GE unveils the industrial internet operating system

Computer Weekly

The GE Predix platform is now positioned as an operating system to run industrial machines more efficiently

the future of the Operating System - LinuxCon 2015 keynote

SPF13

The Future of the Operating System. What is an Operating System ? Operating Systems & Apps Over Time. OS in 1960s • IBM OS/360 – First OS that kept track of system resources (program, memory, storage) • CTSS – Introduce scheduling • Univac Exec 8, Burrows MCP, Multics. Linux + Docker 
 is the Future of Operating Systems. Given as a keynote at LinuxCon + CloudOpen Japan 2015.

The Importance of Compatibility: Microsoft Shifting to Single Operating System

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We love technology trends at CTO Vision. Trends like user empowerment, the convergence of the cyber and physical worlds, enhanced cloud computing, advances in managing big data, and a persistent environment of cyber insecurity shape the present and future of technology in complex and consequential ways. One little discussed trend is the tendency of today’s tech companies to develop products that function better with each other than without – in other w. To read more please log in. Login.

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 6

IT Toolbox

In 1987 it was said, "throughout the 1990s we should anticipate that there will be a growth in 802.3 Ethernet) and 802.5 Token Ring) LANs resulting in the capture of a much larger market share." These conclusions were largely based on assumptions, at the time, that growth in the marketplace will come largely in LANs based on international standards

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 10

IT Toolbox

In the past, if we wished to attach some other random LAN to this system, we typically needed a gateway to perform protocol conversion from whatever the LAN was using (assuming that it was not running the same DECnet protocol) to the DECnet protocols

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 9

IT Toolbox

In the early 1990s, there seemed to have been some convergence on the use of 802.2 (LLC) LLC) and 802.3/802.5 Mac sub-layers as the basic Physical and Data Link Layer technology. Every major manufacturer provided this alternative, and over time it became a common methodology employed

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 8

IT Toolbox

In addition to the network architectures mentioned above, other protocol or protocol-like issues were of great importance

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 12

IT Toolbox

the network system calls then provided under interrupt 21H gave all suppliers of network software the capability to standardize at least some of the access to LAN hardware. When DOS was extended in Version 3.1, Most manufacturers of LAN software had announced or implemented support of NETBIOS for IBM LANs

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 11

IT Toolbox

The NETwork Basic Input Output System (NET-BIOS) was introduced at the same time IBM announced the PC Network in 1984. The network microcode was the foundation for program control of the IBM LANs; it resides in ROM on the Adapter Card, on diskette, or on the PC's motherboard

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 5

IT Toolbox

In general, pipes are software developers' tools for easily creating communications routines in software without having to explicitly control and issue commands to the communications hardware

The LAN: A History Network Operating Systems Part 1

IT Toolbox

Under the best of circumstances, the end-user should not even know that a network exists. If he wishes to do something simple, like copy a file from one place to another, it should be possible to use something like the old MS/DOS copy command and simply type: COPY c:mydata.dat p:yourdata.dat.

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 2

IT Toolbox

Before proceeding further, a brief comment on the use of the terms "proprietary" and "open system" is probably in order

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 4

IT Toolbox

The approaches to integrated networking implemented by Banyan and Novell are difficult to match to the OSI model as well. The architectures presented in this series of posts were changing rapidly during the times that these platforms were in use, so they often differed from what you actually bought in a given product release

Defining the New Data Center Operating System

Data Center Knowledge

The abstraction of the hardware layer within the data center means we are able to utilize new types of controls around our data center. New technologies are being deployed within the data center at a very fast pace. Bill Kleyman looks at how the future data center environment will be managed. Featured Big data cloud data center control data center management DCOS IO Virtualization

Big Data - Extracting and Loading from Operational Systems

IT Toolbox

In today’s IT world big data applications are common. We have evolved some standard responses to the needs for these applications. One common reaction is that big data requires a “scaling up”: more CPUs, more memory, more resources. Another theme is the availability of special-purpose hardware and software for storing and analyzing big data. However, big

Reset Windows 10 1803 Fix Operating System Related Issues

Anoop

The post Reset Windows 10 1803 Fix Operating System Related Issues appeared first on SCCM Intune Real World Enterprise Experience Blog by Anoop C Nair. Windows 10 1803 comes with an option to reinstall the OS with or without removing the personal files from the device. I would recommend keeping all the personal files in the cloud storage instead of the local hard disk of the machine. There could be many reasons to reset or reinstall or rebuild windows 10 […].

Mesosphere Intros SDK for Data Center Operating System

Data Center Knowledge

Wants to enable developers to write distributed apps without distributed-infrastructure expertise Read More. Infrastructure Technology

The Battle for Mobile Operating System Supremacy

The Investing Edge

While Microsoft designed MS-DOS to work as an open system that could run on multiple computers, Apple was limited by the closed design of the Macintosh system. Those who fail to learn history are doomed to repeat it… Given that Apple’s blockbuster introduction of the iPhone six years ago effectively created the smartphone market, it’s astonishing that Android today reigns supreme. Within the U.S.,

What to Do if Your Old Device Can't Run a New Apple Operating System

GizModo VR

Apple’s annual operating system updates are always a cause for geeky celebration, but some of you have less reason to be thrilled. If your beloved, older Apple devices have faded into obsolescence, this annual ritual can feel like a grim reminder that this is it for you. Catalina is the highest mountain your aged… Read more. wwdc 2020 ios macos tvos watchos

Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 October 2020 Update with Chromium Edge

Venture Beast

Microsoft today started rolling out the Windows 10 October 2020 Update, the tenth free update for its desktop operating system. Read More.

Microsoft is bringing Edge to Linux developers in October

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Back-to-Basics Weekend Reading - Virtualizing Operating Systems.

All Things Distributed

Werner Vogels weblog on building scalable and robust distributed systems. Back-to-Basics Weekend Reading - Virtualizing Operating Systems. This weekends back-to-basics reading is on operating system virtualization. There are two papers that deserve the "classic" tag as they both form the basis for operating system virtualization that is in production today. All Things Distributed.

CoreOS Launches First Stable Release of Its Web-Scale Operating System

Data Center Knowledge

Release includes Docker, support by major cloud providers, commercial support. Read More. Blades Infrastructure

TechNet Radio: (Part 8) Hyper-V from a VMware Admin’s Perspective - Supported Guest Operating Systems

IT Pros Rock!

In this installment of our "Hyper-V from a VMware admin's perspective" series, Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze discuss support for guest operating systems in Hyper-V. Tune in as they go in depth on supported server and client operating systems as well demo for us how Linux is supported in Hyper-V. [ 5:08 ] What does “supported” mean in terms of Guest Operating Systems on Hyper-V? [

Apple releases iOS 14, iPadOS 14, tvOS 14, and watchOS 7

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Apple's iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Apple Watch operating systems are being released today, ahead of the launch of new devices. Read More.

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Apple announces September 15 date for Apple Watch and iPad event (updated)

Venture Beast

Apple's annual fall media event is going fully online, only a little later than normal, but will apparently not include the latest iPhone models. Read More.

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New AR app helps engineers visualize data to improve robot design

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Apple’s antitrust woes stem from its obsessions with control and money

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Huawei unveils new operating system HarmonyOS, will it replace Google’s Android?

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took the wraps off its “HarmonyOS” operating system Friday, offering the first glimpses of in-house software that may someday replace Google’s Android and reduce its reliance on American technology. Huawei Technologies Co. To begin with, the open-source software will skip smartphones and instead find its way into everything from cars and watches to personal computers by […].

Apple’s Epic retaliation: Unreal Engine on iOS and Mac in jeopardy

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Business Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur Games Mobile Apple category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Operating Systems category-/Internet & Telecom/Mobile & Wireless Epic Games Mobile gamingEpic went after Apple, and now the tech giant strikes back.

Apple’s response to Epic threatens the future of VR, AR, TV, and films

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Getting started with Tails, the encrypted, leave-no-trace operating system

Tech Republic Security

A step-by-step guide on how to download, install, and start using Tails, the world's most secure platform

Apple schedules iPhone 12 media event for October 13

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6 uncertainties that will shape the future of mobile operating systems

Trends in the Living Networks

I began by looking at the mobile operating system landscape, showing the forecasts recently made by Gartner, as below. I would not make the same forecasts for a number of reasons, however Gartner’s figures are a reasonable stab at what mobile operating system shares might be. The impact of constraints from a closed system on developers and users. * Samsung effectively using its market power to get low-end Bada operating system into emerging markets.

Apple reveals iOS 14 for iPhones, adding Widgets and App Library

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The operating system for iPhone and iPod touch is getting long-awaited home screen improvements and a variety of tweaks to core apps. AR/VR Dev Mobile Apple Apple WWDC 2020 category-/Computers & Electronics/Consumer Electronics category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Operating Systems category-/Internet & Telecom/Mobile & Wireless category-/News category-/Science/Engineering & Technology iOS iOS 14 iPhone iPod Touch WWDC 2020

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Apple debuts macOS Big Sur with all-new design, ARM support

Venture Beast

The next version of Apple's Mac operating system will be the first to support both Intel and ARM CPUs, a massive under-the-hood upgrade for developers. Dev Mobile Apple Apple WWDC 2020 Catalyst category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Operating Systems mac macOS 10.16 Read More. WWDC 2020

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Mesosphere: Organizing the machines in your datacenter as if they are one large computer

CTOvision

The Mesosphere datacenter operating system helps you organize the machines in your datacenter as if they are one big computer. Mesosphere provides a new kind of operating system. The DCOS (Datacenter Operating System) spans all the servers in a physical or cloud-based datacenter, and run on top of any Linux distribution. From their website: The Mesosphere DCOS is a new kind of operating system that spans all of the machines in the datacenter or cloud.

Dell Updates Storage Center Operating System 7 (SCOS 7)

Storage IO Blog

In case you missed it, Dell recently announced Storage Center Operating System 7 (SCOS 7) with several enhancements for their SC series storage systems (e.g. The post Dell Updates Storage Center Operating System 7 (SCOS 7) appeared first on StorageIOblog. Compellent). For those who are under maintenance agreements, the new features are no charge upgrades.

Google and Canonical bring Flutter apps to Linux and the Snap Store

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Business Dev Enterprise Games Media Mobile category-/Computers & Electronics/Programming category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Operating Systems category-/Science/Computer Science Dart Flutter GoogleGoogle is partnering with the Ubuntu Desktop team at Canonical to bring Linux support to its open source UI framework Flutter. Read More.

Parallels Desktop 16 supports macOS Big Sur and smoother PC 3D graphics

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