Exokernel

Exokernel

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Exokernel is an operating system kernel developed by the MIT Parallel and Distributed Operating Systems group, and also a class of similar operating systems. The idea behind exokernels is to force as few abstractions as possible on developers, enabling them to make as many decisions as possible about hardware abstractions. Exokernels are tiny, since functionality is limited to ensuring protection and multiplexing of resources, which are vastly simpler than conventional microkernels' implementation of message passing and monolithic kernels' implementation of abstractions.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136655373
  • 9786136655376