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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.  … 
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Is Your Data Center Ready for Today’s DDoS Threats?
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
VIDEO: This webinar gives a description of distributed denial-of-services attacks and explains the benefits of a DDoS mitigation solution.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 17 Apr 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Distributed Object Store Principles of Operation: The Case for Intelligent Storage
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the growth of distributed object stores (DOS) and examines the underlying mechanisms that guide their use and development.
Posted: 16 Feb 2012 | Published: 16 Feb 2012

Hitachi Data Systems

Threat Analysis: Understanding and Combating DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: This analysis focuses on the types of attacks generally referred to as distributed denial-of-service, or DDoS, attacks. DDoS attacks are most often used to extort or damage businesses whose websites or online assets are a major source of revenue, are an indicator of brand value, or are critical to operations.
Posted: 31 May 2011 | Published: 31 May 2011

Dell SecureWorks
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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 … 
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