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Learn what happens behind the scenes of operating systemsFind out how operating systems work, including Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. Operating Systems Demystified describes the features common to most of today's popular operating systems and how they handle complex tasks.

Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins with an overview of what operating systems are and how they are designed. The book then offers in-depth coverage of the boot process; CPU management; deadlocks; memory, disk, and file management; network operating systems; and the essentials of system security. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand even the technical material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts.

It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about:



Fundamentals of operating system design
Differences between menu- and command-driven user interfaces
CPU scheduling and deadlocks
Management of RAM and virtual memory
Device management for hard drives, CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray drives
Networking basics, including wireless LANs and virtual private networks
Key concepts of computer and data security



Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Operating Systems Demystified helps you learn the essential elements of OS design and everyday use.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 188 x 231 x 17mm | 577g
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • ed
  • 150 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0071752269
  • 9780071752268
  • 715,384

Table of contents

Part I: Overview
Chapter 1. Quick Overview
Chapter 2. Understanding Boot Processes
Part II: Process and Thread Management
Chapter 3. Process and Thread Management
Chapter 4. CPU Management
Chapter 5. CPU Scheduling and Deadlocks
Part III: Memory and Disk Management
Chapter 6. Managing Main Memory
Chapter 7. Virtual Memory Management
Chapter 8. Managing System Devices
Part IV: File System Management
Chapter 9. File System Management
Part V: Network Participation
Chapter 10. Introduction to Networking
Chapter 11. Routing Strategies and Conflict Resolution
Part VI: Protection and Security
Chapter 12. System Protection and Security
Final Exam
Answers to Quizzes and Final Exam
Index
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About Ann McIver McHoes

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