A kernel is a central component of an operating system. It acts as an interface between the user applications and the hardware. The sole aim of the kernel is to manage the communication between the software (user level applications) and the hardware (CPU, disk memory etc.).

Operating System Structure – Operating System

In this “Operating System Structure – Operating System” you will learn about the following topics:

  1. Kernel of Operating System
  2. Is LINUX A Kernel Or An Operating System?
  3. Types of Kernel
  4. Monolithic Kernels
  5. Advantages of Monolithic Kernels
  6. Disadvantages of Monolithic Kernels
  7. Microkernels
  8. Advantages of Microkernel
  9. Disadvantages of Microkernel
  10. Difference between Microkernel and Monolithic Kernel
  11. Hybrid Kernel
  12. Nanokernel
  13. Exokernel
  14. Function of Kernel
  15. The Central Processing Unit, Random-Access Memory, Input/output (I/O) Devices, Memory Management, Device Management
  16. Architectures of Operating System
  17. Monolithic Architecture of Operating System
  18. Layered Architecture of Operating System
  19. Virtual Memory Architecture of Operating System
  20. Client/Server Architecture of Operating System
  21. System calls
  22. Shell

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