|Design of the UNIX Operating System||
Design of the UNIX Operating System
|88.10||approx. 7-9 days|
This book describes the internal algorithms and the structures that form the basis of the UNIX® operating system and their relationship to the programmer interface. The system description is based on UNIX System V Release 2 supported by AT&T, with some features from Release 3.
1. General Review of the System.
2. Introduction to the Kernel.
3. The Buffer Cache.
4. Internal Representation of Files.
5. System Calls for the File System.
6. The System Representation of Processes.
7. Process Control.
8. Process Scheduling and Time.
9. Memory Management Policies.
10. Interprocess Communication.
11. Multiprocessor Systems.
12. Distributed UNIX System.
In this timely new book, Maurice J. Bach traces the popularity of the UNIX system throughout the computer industry. The author describes the internal algorithms and structures that form the basis of the operating system (the kernel) and their relationship to the programmer interface.
Among its key features, the book: