Issue No. 02 - February (2018 vol. 51)
Stergios Papadimitriou , Technology Education Institute of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace
Lefteris Moussiades , Technology Education Institute of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace
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.
operating system kernels, Unix
S. Papadimitriou and L. Moussiades, "Mac OS versus FreeBSD: A Comparative Evaluation," in Computer, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 44-53, 2018.