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Previous Year Exam Questions for Advanced Operating System - AOS of 2018 - BPUT by Bput Toppers

  • Advanced Operating System - AOS
  • 2018
  • PYQ
  • Biju Patnaik University of Technology Rourkela Odisha - BPUT
  • Master of Computer Applications
  • MCA
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Registration No : Total Number of Pages : 02 MCA MCA306 3rd Semester Regular / Back Examination 2018-19 ADVANCE OS BRANCH : MCA Time : 3 Hours Max Marks : 100 Q.CODE : E921 Answer Question No.1 (Part-1) which is compulsory, any eight from Part-II and any two from Part-III. The figures in the right hand margin indicate marks. Q1 a) b) c) d) e) f) g) h) i) j) Q2 a) b) c) d) e) f) g) h) i) j) k) l) Part- I Short Answer Type Questions (Answer All-10) What is need of load balancing in distributed operating system? b) List various features of multiprocessor operating system. ) What is distributed file system? d) List various characteristics of MOSIX f) Define SAN. e) Define nano kernel What is use of PaaS? i) Define IaaS. What are various characteristics of SaaS? Define software virtualization. Part- II Focused-Short Answer Type Questions- (Answer Any Eight out of Twelve) Discuss how scheduling of periodic, aperiodic and sporadic tasks in real time systems is performed. How resource monitoring and scheduling is performed in Grid Computing systems? Define performance metrics for scheduling algorithms. Discuss the various differences between cluster and grid computing. Discuss the various components of Grid computing architecture. Discuss the building blocks and evolution of cloud computing system. Discuss the common file systems in various mobile operating systems. Discuss the various features of IOS mobile operating system. What is mutual exclusion in distributed OS? How real time and embedded systems are different from standard distributed operating systems? Discuss the basic structure and components of real time systems. Discuss the architecture of distributed operating system. How resource availability and fault tolerance is ensured in distributed operating systems? Discuss the various challenges faced in the design and development of distributed operating systems. Define distributed operating system. Explain its characteristics. Write notes on the following : a) Significance of mutual exclusion. b) Design and development challenges for distributed operating system Differentiate the following : i) Micro and monolithic kernel based models ii) Characteristics of periodic and aperiodic tasks (2 x 10) (6 x 8)

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Q3 Part-III Long Answer Type Questions (Answer Any Two out of Four) What are various grid monitoring and scheduling techniques? Explain in detail. (16) Q4 What is need of mobile computing? Explain various features of Android and IOS. (16) Q5 What is cloud computing? What are its features? Explain various building blocks of cloud computing. (16) Q6 What is real time and embedded operating system? Discuss the need of embedded operating system. Draw and explain its architecture. (16)

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