berkeley software distribution
(BSD) A family of Unix versions developed by Bill Joy and others at the University of California at Berkeley, originally for the DEC VAX and PDP-11 computers, and subsequently ported to almost all modern general-purpose computers. BSD Unix incorporates paged virtual memory, TCP/IP networking enhancements and many other features.
BSD UNIX 4.0 was released on 1980-10-19. The BSD versions (4.1, 4.2, and 4.3) and the commercial versions derived from them (SunOS, ULTRIX, Mt. Xinu, Dynix) held the technical lead in the Unix world until AT&T’s successful standardisation efforts after about 1986, and are still widely popular.
See also Berzerkeley, USG Unix.
- Berkeley software design, inc
berkeley software design, inc company (BSDI) A company that sells BSD/OS, a commercial version of Berkeley Standard Distribution Unix, networking, and Internet technologies originally developed by the Computer Systems Research Group (CSRG) at the University of California at Berkeley. Leading CSRG computer scientists founded BSDI in 1991. BSDI’s BSD/OS represents over 20 years of development […]
- Berkeley softworks
- Berkeley unix
- Berkeley yacc
berkeley yacc tool (byacc, previously Zeus, then Zoo) Probably the best variant of the Yacc parser generator. Written by Robert Corbett . Latest version: 1.9, as of 2000-06-09. (ftp://ftp.cs.berkeley.edu/pub/4bsd/byacc.1.9.tar.Z). (2000-07-16)