Learning Path: Operating Systems and Applications - Reference from WhatIs.com


Learning Path: Operating Systems and Applications

Part of the Operating systems glossary:

OPERATING SYSTEMS ... operating system - environment - BIOS - real-time operating system (RTOS) - DOS - DOS/V - AmigaOS - OSR2 - WIN/V - Windows 98 - Windows NT - Windows 2000 - Windows CE - Windows Me - Mac OS - OS/2 - Multics - UNIX - GNU - Gnome - Linux - BeOS - EPOC - Palm OS - OpenVMS - AIX - MVS - OS/390 - OS/400 - VM - big-endian - FAT and FAT32 - VFAT - IOS - hardware abstraction layer (HAL)

APPLICATION PROGRAMS ... application program - word processor - Emacs - vi - spreadsheet - groupware - Notes - Domino - ERP - ERM - SAP - OLTP - OLAP - Geographic Information Systems (GIS) - EAI - business intelligence - customer relationship management - operational support system

View other topics for self-study by visiting our Guide to the Learning Paths .

This was last updated in January 2006
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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