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Date: 03 Dec 2015   Posted By: mounika     Group: Education    Category: Exam Questions   

What is the difference between policy and mechanism in operating systems?(10m)
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Author: Lovi Garg    06 Dec 2015      Member Level: Bronze     Points : 2  (Rs 2)    Voting Score: 0

Policies are ways to choose which activities to perform. Mechanisms are the implementations that enforce policies, and often depend to some extent on the hardware on which the operating system runs. For instance, a processes may be granted resources using the first come, first serve policy. This policy may be implemented using a queue of requests.

Author: mounika    08 Dec 2015      Member Level: Bronze     Points : 0    Voting Score: 0

Thank you Lovi Garg

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