Mysore/Mysuru: The Department of Computer Science and Engineering, GSSSIETW, Mysuru, had organised a five-day SDP (Session Description Protocol) on “Principles of Operating Systems – A Practical Perspective” for the students of GSSSIETW and GSSS SSFGC recently.
The main objective of this SDP was to provide practical knowledge of the Operating Systems. The content of the SDP was designed with fully practical concepts with a live demonstration of Operating System principles. This SDP gave a clear picture for the students in understanding the practical concepts of the Operating Systems which we use in our daily life, whether it may be Desktop or Laptop or mobile. Through this SDP, students were made aware with the practical concepts of Operating System.
In all, 75 students from various Departments of GSSSIETW and GSSS SSFGC participated in this learning session. Dr. S. Meenakshi Sundaram, Professor and HoD, CSE, addressed the students about the need of understanding the OS principle in practical perspective. Dr. B. Manjuprasad, Associate Professor, Department of CSE, GSSSIETW, was the resource person for this five-day SDP.
Day-1 was about understanding the practical concepts regarding booting process of Operating Systems, understanding and recognising the CPU, ROM, RAM and Hard Disk on the mother board.
Day-2 and Day-3 was on understanding the practical concepts of processing unit from application programme to basic unit of execution. Students were given practical exposure about instructions, programmes, process, threads and system calls.
Day-4 was on RAM, Virtual Memory, File System and Hard Disk and measuring the system performance. In this session students were made to understand how the Data will be written and read from Hard Disk.
Day-5 was about the concept of Virtualisation, Working of Process on remote server or online, customising the Operating System Grub by the users, SSH server, File Attributes. Students were assessed with a quiz covering all the practical concepts learnt during the SDP.
Dr. M. Shivakumar, Principal, GSSSIETW, highlighted the need of practical knowledge of the Operating Systems, according to a press release from U. Mahanthesh, Assistant Professor, Department of ECE, GSSSIETW [Mob:74116-58426].