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POS/355 Week 2

POS/355 Week 2

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POS/355 Introduction to Operating System
POS/355 Introduction to Operating System

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POS/355 Week 2 - University of Phoenix Course
Week Two:
Processes and File/Device Management 
Discussion Question 1
 How would you rank the principles of concurrency? Explain the design issues for which the conceptof concurrency is relevant.
Discussion Question 2
Consider the past couple days you have worked on the computer. What disk scheduling policies andalgorithms were used? Explain.
Discussion Question 3
Do you agree or disagree that throughput and capacity are determining factors for effectiveness of asystem more so than processor speed? Why or why not?
Individual File Management Paper
For this assignment, you will choose one of the following options:
Option 1, File Access: Write a 2-page paper that discusses the following: Consider a systemthat supports 5,000 users. Suppose you want to allow 4,990 of those users to be able to access onefile. How would you specify this protection scheme in UNIX®?
Option 2, Protection Scheme: Write a 2-page paper that discusses the following: Consider asystem that supports 5,000 users. Suppose that you want to allow 4,990 of those users to be able toaccess one file. Suggest another protection scheme that can be used more effectively for thispurpose than the scheme provided by UNIX®?Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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