Distributed Operating System

Distributed Operating System

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. A Distributed operating system is the logical aggregation of operating system software over a collection of independent, networked, communicating, and spatially disseminated computational nodes. Individual system nodes each hold a discrete software subset of the global aggregate operating system. Each node-level software subset is a composition of two distinct provisioners of services. The first is a ubiquitous minimal kernel, or microkernel, situated directly above each node's hardware. The microkernel provides only the necessary mechanisms for a node's functionality. Second is a higher-level collection of system management components, providing all necessary policies for a node's individual and collaborative activities. This collection of management components exists immediately above the microkernel, and below any user applications or APIs that might reside at higher levels.show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136688735
  • 9786136688732