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    DescriptionThe award-winning team of Abraham Silberschatz, Peter Galvin, and Greg Gagne gets system administrators right up to speed on all the key concepts of computer operating systems. This new edition gives them a thorough theoretical foundation that they can apply to a wide variety of systems as they progress to the next level of their computer work. It presents several new Java example programs including features in Java 7. Increased coverage is offered on user perspective, OS design, security, and distributed programming. New exercises are also provided to reinforce the concepts and enable system administrators to design with confidence.


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    Operating System Concepts with Java
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Abraham Silberschatz, By (author) Peter Baer Galvin, By (author) Greg Gagne
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 928
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 253 mm
    Thickness: 29 mm
    Weight: 1,380 g
    ISBN 13: 9780470398791
    ISBN 10: 0470398795

    BIC E4L: COM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S10.2
    BIC subject category V2: UL
    BISAC V2.8: COM046000
    DC22: 005.43
    Edition statement
    8th International student edition
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    John Wiley & Sons Ltd
    Publication date
    05 February 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Abraham Silberschatz is the Sidney J. Weinberg Professor and Chair of Computer Science at Yale University. Prior to joining Yale, he was Vice President of the Information Sciences Research Center at Bell Laboratories. Prior to that, he held a chaired professorship in the Depart of Computer Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin. Professor Silberschatz is an ACM Fellow and an IEEE Fellow. He received the 2002 IEEE Taylor L. Booth Education Award, the 1998 ACM Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Education Award, and the 1997 ACM SIGMOD Contribution Award. In recognition of his outstanding level of innovation and technical excellence, he was awarded the Bell Laboratories President's Award for three different Projects - the QTM Project (1998), the DataBlitz Project (1999), and the NetInventory Project (2004). Professor Silberschatz's writings have appeared in numerous AVM and IEEE publications and other professional conferences and journals. He is a coauthor of the textbook Database Systems Concepts. He has also written Op-Ed articles for the New York Times, the Boston Globe, and the Hartford Courant, among others. Peter Baer Galvin is the chief technologist for Corporate Technologies (www.cptech.com), a computer facility reseller and integrator. Before that, Mr. Galvin was systems manager for Brown University's Computer Science Department. He is also Sun columnist for;login: magazine. Mr. Galvin has written articles for Byte and other magazines, and has written columns for SunWorld and SysAdmin magazines. As a consultant and trainer, he has given talks and taught tutorials on security and system administration worldwide. Greg Gagne is chair of the Computer Science department at Westminister College in Salt Lake City where he has been teaching since 1990. In addition to teaching operating systems, he also teaches computer networks, distributed systems, and software engineering. He also provides workshops to computer science educators and industry professionals.
    Table of contents
    Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 System Structures Chapter 3 Process Concept Chapter 4 Multithreaded Programming Chapter 5 Process Scheduling Chapter 6 Synchronization Chapter 7 Deadlocks Chapter 8 Memory-Management Strategies Chapter 9 Virtual-Memory Management Chapter 10 File-System Chapter 11 Implementing File-Systems Chapter 12 Secondary-Storage Structure Chapter 13 I/O Systems Chapter 14 System Protection Chapter 15 System Security Chapter 16 The Linux System Chapter 17 Windows XP Chapter 18 Influential Operating Systems Chapter 19 Distributed System Structures (online) Chapter 20 Distributed File Systems (online) Chapter 21 Distributed Synchronization (online) Chapter 22 Real-Time Systems (online) Chapter 23 Multimedia Systems (online)