Drill down into Windows architecture and internals, discover how core Windows components work behind the scenes, and master information you can continually apply to improve architecture, development, system administration, and support.
Led by three renowned Windows internals experts, this classic guide is now fully updated for Windows 10 and 8.x. As always, it combines unparalleled insider perspectives on how Windows behaves “under the hood” with hands-on experiments that let you experience these hidden behaviours first hand.
Part 2 examines these and other key Windows 10 OS components and capabilities:
- Startup and shutdown
- The Windows Registry
- Windows management mechanisms
- System mechanisms
- Cache Manager
- Windows file systems
- The hypervisor and virtualization
- UWP Activation
Revised throughout, this edition also contains three entirely new chapters:
- Virtualization technologies
- Management diagnostics and tracing
- Caching and file system support
New to this Edition
The book has been largely rewritten and thoroughly updated to cover Windows 10, 8.x, and their significant kernel changes. It includes new chapters on virtualization technologies, management diagnostics and tracing, and caching and file system support. Topic updates system mechanisms, virtualization management mechanisms, cache manager, and file system startup and shutdown. Hands-on experiments have been updated throughout.