History and evolution of operating systems

May 19th, 2015
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The earliest computers (large, expensive mainframes) had primitive operating systems and were difficult to communicate width. Input to the machines consisted of strange devices such as punched cards and paper tape, primitive consoles and switches etc.

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History and evolution of operating systemsThe earliest computers (large, expensive mainframes) had primitive operating systems and were difficult to communicate width. Input to the machines consisted of strange devices such as punched cards and paper tape, primitive consoles and switches etc. Output was similar.There are still large mainframes used today (by banks, airlines etc) - they use systems such as MVS, VME which are very complicated and costly (more than the computer!)Because computers were then much too expensive to be used by just one person, the problem was to produce multi-

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