What is an Operating System? And its types.
Operating system is a program that acts as an interface between the user and the computer hardware and controls the execution of all kinds of programs. An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware, software resources, Without an operating system, a computer is useless.
Operating system is a software programme required to manage and operate a computing device like smartphones, tablets, computers, supercomputers, web servers, cars, network towers, smartwatches, etc. It is a layer of graphical user interface (GUI).
Example of Operating System is:-
Windows, macOS, Android OS, Linux Operating System, and Apple iOS.
Types of Operating System:-
- Batched Operating System
- Multi-Programmed Operating System
- Timesharing Operating System
- Distributed Operating System
- Real-Time Operating System