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Issue No. 02 - February (2018 vol. 51)
ISSN: 0018-9162
pp: 44-53
Stergios Papadimitriou , Technology Education Institute of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace
Lefteris Moussiades , Technology Education Institute of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace
ABSTRACT
FreeBSD (an open source Unix-like OS) and Apple's Mac OS use similar BSD functionality but take different approaches. FreeBSD implements a traditional compact monolithic Unix kernel, whereas Mac OS builds the BSD Unix functionality on top of the Mach microkernel. The authors provide an in-depth technical investigation of both approaches.
INDEX TERMS
operating system kernels, Unix
CITATION

S. Papadimitriou and L. Moussiades, "Mac OS versus FreeBSD: A Comparative Evaluation," in Computer, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 44-53, 2018.
doi:10.1109/MC.2018.1451648
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