Operating Systems

Operating Systems : Internals and Design Principles: International Edition

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For a one-semester undergraduate course in operating systems for computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering majors. This text covers concepts, structure, and mechanisms of operating systems. Stallings presents the nature and characteristics of modern-day operating systems clearly and completely. Visit Stallings Companion Website at http://www.williamstallings.com/OS/OS5e.html for student and instructor resources and his Computer Science Student Resource site http://williamstallings.com/StudentSupport.html Password protected instructor resources can be accessed here by clicking on the Resources Tab to view downloadable files. (Registration required) Supplements Include:Solutions Manual, Power Point slides, Testbank, Project Exercises, Tables, Testbankshow more

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  • Paperback | 832 pages
  • 179 x 235 x 31mm | 1,156g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 5th edition
  • 0131278371
  • 9780131278370

About William Stallings

William Stallings has made a unique contribution to understanding the broad sweep of technical developments in computer networking and computer architecture. He has authored 18 titles, and counting revised editions, a total of 35 books on various aspects of these subjects. In over 20 years in the field, he has been a technical contributor, technical manager, and an executive with several high-technology firms. Currently he is an independent consultant whose clients have included computer and networking manufacturers and customers, software development firms, and leading-edge government research institutions.He has six times received the prize for best Computer Science and Engineering textbook of the year from the Textbook and Academic Authors Association.Bill has designed and implemented both TCP/IP-based and OSI-based protocol suites on a variety of computers and operating systems, ranging from microcomputers to mainframes. As a consultant, he has advised government agencies, computer and software vendors, and major users on the design, selection, and use of networking software and products.Dr. Stallings holds a Ph.D. from M.I.T. in Computer Science and a B.S. from Notre Dame in Electrical Engineering.show more

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WEB SITE FOR OPERATING SYSTEMS, INTERNALS AND DESIGN PRINCIPLES PREFACE PART ONE: BACKGROUND 1. Computer System Overview 2. Operating System Overview PART TWO: PROCESSES 3. Process Description and Control 4. Threads, SMP, and Microkernels 5. Concurrency: Mutual Exclusion and Synchronization 6. Concurrency: Deadlock and Starvation PART THREE: MEMORY 7. Memory Management 8. Virtual Memory PART FOUR: SCHEDULING 9. Uniprocessor Scheduling 10. Multiprocessor and Real-Time Scheduling PART FIVE: INPUT/OUTPUT AND FILES 11. I/O Management and Disk Scheduling 12. File Management PART SIX: DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS 13. Distributed Processing, Client/Server, and Clusters 14. Distributed Process Management PART SEVEN: SECURITY 15. Computer Security Appendix 15A Encryptionshow more

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