Software  >   Systems Software  >   Operating Systems  >   PC Operating Systems  >  

DOS

RSS Feed    Add to Google    Add to My Yahoo!
ALSO CALLED: Disk Operating System
DEFINITION: DOS (Disk Operating System) was the first widely-installed operating system for personal computers. (Earlier, the same name had been used for an IBM operating system for a line of business computers.)The first personal computer version of DOS, called PC-DOS, was developed for IBM by Bill Gates and his new Microsoft Corporation. He retained the rights to market a Microsoft version, called MS-DOS.  … 
Definition continues below.
DOSMultimedia (View All Report Types)
2 Matches
The Most Damaging Security Attacks Against Web Infrastructures Today
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WEBCAST: Drawing on recent research from Forrester, this short video discusses web application attacks and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, two of the most serious threats to modern enterprises.
Posted: 04 Nov 2014 | Premiered: Nov 4, 2014

Akamai Technologies

Monitor and Protect Critical Web Applications with a Web Application Firewall
sponsored by Imperva
VIDEO: While the growth of business applications has grown, corporate resources have become more exposed to security threats. This resource takes a look at the growing risk of application attacks via SQL injection.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Premiered: 19 Feb 2014

Imperva
2 Matches
 
DOS DEFINITION (continued): …  PC-DOS and MS-DOS are almost identical and most users have referred to either of them as just "DOS." DOS was (and still is) a non-graphical line-oriented command- or menu-driven operating system, with a relatively simple interface but not overly "friendly" user interface. Its prompt to enter a command looks like this:C:>The first Microsoft Windows operating system was really an application that ran on top of the MS-DOS operating system. Today, Windows operating systems continue to support DOS (or a DOS-like user interface) for special purposes by emulating the operating system. In the 1970s … 
DOS definition sponsored by SearchSecurity.com, powered by WhatIs.com an online computer dictionary
Browse by Report Type:
DOS White Papers | DOS Multimedia | DOS IT Downloads

About TechTarget:

TechTarget provides enterprise IT professionals with the information they need to perform their jobs - from developing strategy, to making cost-effective IT purchase decisions and managing their organizations' IT projects - with its network of technology-specific Web sites, events and magazines

All Rights Reserved, Copyright 2000 - 2014, TechTarget | Read our Privacy Statement