Operating System Archive

OS Hardening vs. Data Protection: Why You Need Both Cybersecurity Features

Unsecured OS provides the same level of security as opened gates (and lack of walls) in the castle. Being the king, you would definitely want walls as high as mountains, ditch deep enough to drown in and some hungry crocodiles in that ditch. And, yep, the gates being

Changes to Microsoft Windows Operating System Support in Campbell Scientific Software

In an April 2016 blog article (“Handling New Device Drivers in a Changing Windows World”), I wrote that Campbell Scientific was ending Windows XP support for our hardware device drivers. In that article, I also mentioned that Windows XP support might end for other products in the

AI Operating Systems: Building an Operating System for AI

The operating system on your laptop is running tens or hundreds of processes concurrently. It gives each process just the right amount of resources that it needs (RAM, CPU, IO). It isolates them in their own virtual address space, locks them down to a set of predefined

The Risks of Running an End Of Life OS – And How To Manage It

Today’s technology world moves rapidly, with continuous updates to the software companies depend on. This is true for operating systems too – vendors regularly release new version of an operating system (OS) which means an OS that has just been put in use can rapidly become outdated.

Detailed explanation on how shebang “#!” ( script ) binary format works in Linux

Probably you have seen many scripts starting with “!#/usr/bin/env”. You might be curious to know what is that “#!” and what it does. The operating system is responsible for loading user programs coming in different formats. The most popular binary format in the Linux world is ELF

4 Common Types of Server Operating Systems

The server operating system is also called the network operating system, which is the system software that the server can run. Almost all servers can support various operating systems. It means, HPE servers and Dell servers both support these four types of server operating systems. Here are overviews of four mainstream

10 things that can go wrong when you upgrade your operating system

Upgrading to a new operating system — whether it’s one personal computer at home or an office full of workstations — can be a stressful experience. You do it to take advantage of new features or to be able to run new applications, but you approach it

Balancing the Dual Operating System

SAFe 5 introduced the ‘dual operating system’ as an operating model to help enterprises compete and thrive in the digital age. This model has passed the test of time. It has now become a meaningful way to separate the concerns of developing and launching innovative new solutions

Everything You Wanted to Know About Types of Operating Systems in Autonomous Vehicles

An autonomous vehicle isn’t just a massive, oddly shaped computer on wheels. It’s more of a data center made up of networked computers performing or responsible for different tasks. Naturally, an autonomous car operating system (OS) differs on these computers. Let’s find out which automotive OSs are

The Munger Operating System: How to Live a Life That Really Works

In 2007, Charlie Munger gave the commencement address at USC Law School, opening his speech by saying, “Well, no doubt many of you are wondering why the speaker is so old. Well, the answer is obvious: He hasn’t died yet.” Fortunately for us, Munger has kept on ticking. The commencement speech is an excellent