Operating Systems

ISBN-10: 0131828274

ISBN-13: 9780131828278

Edition: 3rd 2004

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Description: 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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Book details

List price: $240.80
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/12/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1272
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.20" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 5.280
Language: English

Preface
Introduction To Hardware, Software And Operating Systems
Introduction to Operating Systems
Hardware and Software Concepts
Processes And Threads
Process Concepts
Thread Concepts
Asynchronous Concurrent Execution
Concurrent Programming
Deadlock and Indefinite Postponement
Processor Scheduling
Physical And Virtual Memory
Physical Memory Organization and Management
Virtual Memory Organization
Virtual Memory Management
Secondary Storage, File Systems And Database Systems
Disk Performance Optimization
File Systems and Database Systems
Performance, Processors And Multiprocessor Management
Performance and Processor Design
Multiprocessor Management
Networking And Distributed Computing
Networking
Introduction to Distributed Systems
Distributed File Systems, Clustering Peer-to-Peer Computing and Web Services
Secure Computing
Security and Protection
Operating System Case Studies
Case Study: Linux (2.6)
Case Study: Windows XP
Number Systems
Java
XML
Linux License (GPL)
Operating System Simulators
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