(1) A computer program designed to schedule and to supervise the execution of programs of a computer system. I. A. (2) The basic function of the OS/2 operating system, including DOS emulation and the support for keyboard and mouse input and video output. (3) The part of the AIX Base Operating System that determines the order in which basic functions should be performed. IBM.
instructions for the computer system that are designed to manage the various activities, such as input and output of data.
a component of VM that manages resources of a single computer so multiple computing systems appear to exist. Each virtual machine is the functional equivalent of an IBM System/370.