Accession Number : AD0844680

Title :   A Study of Operating Systems for Data Management.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jun-Aug 68,

Corporate Author : SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT CORP ROME NY

Personal Author(s) : Barley, D. A. ; Vorhaus, D. A. ; Weissman, C.

Report Date : NOV 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : Three computer operating systems were studied to determine if all or any are suitable as monitors for handling on-line data management systems on the General Electric 635 computer. The operating systems studied were: GECOS III - A system under development by G.E.; Darmouth Phase II - A system under development at Darmouth College; and ADEPT - A system under development by Systems Development Corporation. Each System was examined for conformance to services required by on-line communication, program chaining, file management, central communication areas. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DATA PROCESSING, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING), TIME SHARING, SCHEDULING, EFFICIENCY, DIGITAL COMPUTERS, INTERACTIONS, CORRELATION TECHNIQUES.

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware
      Computer Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE