|260.30||approx. 7-9 days|
For one- and two-semester Operating Systems courses (in the most recent ACM/IEEE curriculum) that universities offer to juniors, seniors and graduate Computer Science students.
The text goes beyond the standard coverage in operating systems courses with key chapters on multiprocessing, networking, distributed systems, performance, and security. The text features extensive, up-to-the-minute case studies on the latest versions of Linux (2.6) and Microsoft Windows XP. An abundance of charts, diagrams, illustrations and exercises (both with and without solutions) is included.
I. INTRODUCTION TO HARDWARE, SOFTWARE AND OPERATING SYSTEMS.1. Introduction to Operating Systems
II. PROCESSES AND THREADS.3. Process Concepts.
III. PHYSICAL AND VIRTUAL MEMORY.9. Physical Memory Organization and Management.
IV. SECONDARY STORAGE, FILE SYSTEMS AND DATABASE SYSTEMS.12. Disk Performance Optimization.
V. PERFORMANCE, PROCESSORS AND MULTIPROCESSOR MANAGEMENT.14. Performance and Processor Design.
VI. NETWORKING AND DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING.16. Networking.
VII. SECURE COMPUTING.19. Security and Protection.
VIII. OPERATING SYSTEM CASE STUDIES.20. Case Study: Linux (2.6).