MISCELLANEOUS OPERATING SYSTEMS
This section is reserved for operating systems that could not readily
be assigned to any other category.
- An OS for the Chinese DJS210 & DJS220 computers. Late 1970s [Zhongxiu
et al 1980].
- Generic name used for many operating systems. Disk Operating System.
Well known ones include DOS/360, DOS/VS, DOS/3.3, etc.
- Database oriented operating system for MUMPS applications on the PDP-11
and VAX. Digital Equipment Corp. [Digital 1984].
- Operating system for larger PDP-11 systems. Real-time, multiuser, or
both. Digital Equipment Corp. [Digital 1984].
- MODULAR ONE
- A Portable, Modular OS at the University of Warwick. Late 1970s [Footit
& Whitby-Strevens 1974]
- Multiprogramming Executive. Real-time, multitasking plus batch OS for
the IBM 1800. Late 1960s [Harrison et al 1981, Sayres 1971].
- Mass storage OS supporting real-time plus batch processing for the
CDC System 17.
- OS Designed to emphasize portability. Late 1970s [Frank & Theaker
1979a, 1979b, Theaker & Frank 1979].
- OS for the Nixdorf 8890. Early 1980s? [Computerworld 1984].
- Generic name for many Operating Systems. Most often applied to OS/360.
- OS/2 and OS/10.
- Operating Systems for the MDS Series 21. Early 1980s? [Computerworld
- Business-oriented OS featuring an integral relational database. Pick
Systems. IBM PC-XT and others. Early 1970's [Cook & Brandon 1984a,
1984b, Sisk & VanArsdale 1985].
- Realtime Batch Monitor for Xerox Data Systems minicomputers. Early
1970s [Sayres 1971].
- Early version of PICK.
- Multiuser, multiprocessing OS for 68000. Cobol-based business environment
for an abstract C-machine. Ryan-McFarland Corp. Early 1980s [Hindin 1984].
- OS with Ada Support for 8086, 68000. Telesoft [Mini-Micro 1985].
- Modular building block OS adaptible to various configurations. 8080,
8086 and 68000 families. Multi-Solutions, Inc. Mid 1980's [Little 1984].
- OS for the ALTOS computer (?).
- Single-User Research Operating System written in Concurrent Pascal,
to demonstrate its concurrency mechanisms. Developed by Per Brinch Hansen.
Mid 1970s [Brinch Hansen 1976a, 1976b, 1976c].
- Research OS developed by Edsgar Dijkstra. Named for the Technische
Hoogeschool (University) at Eindhoven (Holland), where it was developed.
Early exploration of program verification techniques. Early layered system
design. First implementation of semaphores. Late 1960s [Dijkstra 1968,
McKeag et al 1976].
- Experimental real-time portable OS. Late 1970s [Cheriton et al 1979,
- Operating system for three users, written in Concurrent Pascal, based
on SOLO. Late 1970s [Brinch Hansen & Fellows 1980].
- Time-Sharing Executive. Real-time plus batch OS for the IBM 1800. Mid
1960s [Harrison et al 1981].
- RT-11 compatible multitasking, multiprocessing OS for PDP-11 family.
S&H Computer Systems. Early 1980s [Sherrod & Brenner 1984, Yardley
- Version of PICK. The Ultimate Corp.
- Operating System for NCR 8455. Early 1980s? [Computerworld 1984].
- OS for Wang VS series systems. Early 1980s? [Computerworld 1984].
- Operating system for the Chinese DJS210 and DJS220, developed at Nanking
University. Multiprogrammed and deadlock-free. Late 1970s [Zhongxiu et