An Overview of Monolithic and Micro Kernels

An Overview of Monolithic and Micro Kernels

These graphics display how a Monolithic-Kernel and a Micro-Kernel communicate with the hardware and software.

A Monolithic-Kernel

Two good examples of monolithic-kernels are Windows and Linux.

A Micro-Kernel

A good example of a micro-kernel is QNX.



These graphics were made by K.J. with help from Joachim Nock.

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