Category Operating System

This has been renamed from CategoryOperatingSystems in August 2007 as suggested by ChrisGarrod on that page, assisted by DonaldNoyes. Some extra links were made in this process and not all the links are detailed on this page. -- JohnFletcher

Click on the heading to find all of the links.

By category (some OS's may appear in more than one)

Standard Unices and Unix clones; including Unix ports on top of MicroKernels:

Derivations from Unix (may support POSIX.1 API or something resembling a standard Unix shell, but deviates from Unix in some significant way) Windows (desktop/server): Other PC operating systems, including legacy systems: Well-known MicroKernels:

ObjectCapabilityOperatingSystems: RealTimeOperatingSystems: HandHeld computing (this refers to OS's designed for this purpose; LinuxOs also powers commercial PDAs) BigIron OS's (excluding Unix/Windows): Things SteveJobs had something to do with (and derivatives thereof): Operating systems written in a high-level programming language Experimental/Research: Distributed OS: ProgrammingLanguages which resemble an OS (or which are often found self-hosting -- see LanguageIsAnOs and PinkyAndTheBrainLanguage). Operating systems implemented in C or C++ don't count here. OS's from 70s and 80s micros, now largely legacy OS's: Others, sorted in alphabetical order (categorize please): And in the abstract: Some legacy operating systems:

Others: (to be deleted here, added above, or used to fix links in lists above... maybe)


Which ones use CooperativeThreading?

Alternative ideas: ExoKernel

See also MyOperatingSystemWillBeatYourOperatingSystem - a Category/tag.

See also: DiskOperatingSystem OperatingSystemDesigners OperatingSystemsAreBusinessOpportunities OperatingSystemsDesignPrinciples OperatingSystemsResearch OsWiki WhyDoOperatingSystemsSuck


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