Operating Systems

Operating Systems : International Edition

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For one- and two-semester Operating Systems courses (in the most recent ACM/IEEE curriculum) that universities offer to juniors, seniors and graduate Computer Science students.The text goes beyond the standard coverage in operating systems courses with key chapters on multiprocessing, networking, distributed systems, performance, and security. The text features extensive, up-to-the-minute case studies on the latest versions of Linux (2.6) and Microsoft Windows XP. An abundance of charts, diagrams, illustrations and exercises (both with and without solutions) is included.
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  • Paperback | 1272 pages
  • 210 x 233 x 47mm | 2,092.99g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • w. figs.
  • 0131246968
  • 9780131246966

Table of contents

Preface. I. INTRODUCTION TO HARDWARE, SOFTWARE AND OPERATING SYSTEMS. 1. Introduction to Operating Systems 2. Hardware and Software Concepts II. PROCESSES AND THREADS. 3. Process Concepts. 4. Thread Concepts. 5. Asynchronous Concurrent Execution. 6. Concurrent Programming. 7. Deadlock and Indefinite Postponement. 8. Processor Scheduling. III. PHYSICAL AND VIRTUAL MEMORY. 9. Physical Memory Organization and Management. 10. Virtual Memory Organization. 11. Virtual Memory Management. IV. SECONDARY STORAGE, FILE SYSTEMS AND DATABASE SYSTEMS. 12. Disk Performance Optimization. 13. File Systems and Database Systems. V. PERFORMANCE, PROCESSORS AND MULTIPROCESSOR MANAGEMENT. 14. Performance and Processor Design. 15. Multiprocessor Management. VI. NETWORKING AND DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING. 16. Networking. 17. Introduction to Distributed Systems. 18. Distributed File Systems, Clustering Peer-to-Peer Computing and Web Services. VII. SECURE COMPUTING. 19. Security and Protection. VIII. OPERATING SYSTEM CASE STUDIES. 20. Case Study: Linux (2.6). 21. Case Study: Windows XP. Appendix A. Number Systems. Appendix B. Java. Appendix C. XML. Appendix D. Linux License (GPL). Appendix E. Operating System Simulators.
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