There are different operating systems built for different purposes

  • Multi-tasking
  • Multi-user
  • Embedded
  • Real Time
  • Distributed

What is a Multi-tasking operating system?

Multi-Tasking operating system is where a user is able to run many programs simultaneously

What is Multi-user operating system?

Multi-user operating system allows for multiple users to use an operating system simultaneously

What is embedded operating system?

An operating system designed to run on a specific machine for a specific purpose

What is Real Time Operating system?

Real Time operating system carries out an action in a guaranteed amount of time.

What is Distributed operating system?

Distributed operating system allows multiple computers to work together on a single task.

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