Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD)
Definition - What does Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) mean?
Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) is a prominent version of the Unix operating system that was developed and distributed by the Computer Systems Research Group (CSRG) from the University of California at Berkeley between 1977 and 1995. This operating system was originally made for the PDP-11 and DEC VAX computers.
Techopedia explains Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD)
The SunOS by Sun Microsystems was based on BSD 4.2 and even System V incorporated many BSD features in its fourth release. Because a lot of Unix systems are descended from System V rel. 4, they include a significant BSD influence.
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