1. UNIX :
UNIX is a powerful, multi-user and multitasking operating system originally developed at AT & T Bell Laboratories. This operating system is very popular among the scientific, engineering and academic due to its most appreciating features like flexibility, portability, network capabilities etc.
2. Windows :
Microsoft window is a most demanding Graphical user Interface (GUI) based operating system that replaces all the command line based functions to the user friendly screens. Microsoft introduced a series of versions with the latest functions.
Difference between UNIX and Windows Operating System :
|1.||Open Source Code||It is an open source code.||It is not an open source code.|
|2.||Stability||It is more stable.||As, multiple programs are running. So it is unstable.|
|3.||Case-sensitivity||It is case sensitive.||It is not a case sensitive.|
|4.||File-extension||In this, extensions have not affect on the type of file.||In this, certain file extensions are used to identify the type of file.|
|5.||Device drive||In this, several ways are used to manage the device drivers.||After the installation of Windows, the various device-drivers packages provide interactive GUI for the configuration of devices.|
|6.||Recovery||We cannot recover our data.||In this, we can recover our data from the recycle-bin, because in this after the deletion of data it will store in the recycle-bin.|
|7.||Processing Power||It has greater processing power.||It has less processing power.|
|8.||Security||It has greater in-built security.||It has less in-built security.|
|9.||Virus Attacks||It has interface between user and kernel known as shell, so it does not face any virus attack.||In this, we don’t have shell interface. User direct interact with hardware and it enhances the attack of virus.|
|10.||File-system||In this, file system is represented as a hierarchical tree under the same root. There is no drive system like drive C, drive D etc.||In this, file system can have many hierarchies; for example, different file system for each partitions and these partitions are represented as drive alphabet letters like as C: D: etc.|
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