Operating System Concepts

ISBN-10: 0470128720

ISBN-13: 9780470128725

Edition: 8th 2009

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Operating System Concepts, 8th Edition, the best-selling introduction in the market, continues to provide a solid theoretical foundation for understanding operating systems. The seventh edition has been updated to offer coverage of the most current topics and applications, improved conceptual coverage and additional content to bridge the gap between concepts and actual implementations. The new two-color design allows for easier navigation and motivation. New exercises, lab projects and review questions help to further reinforce important concepts.
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Book details

List price: $200.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/29/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 992
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.344
Language: English

Overview
Introduction
Operating-System Structures
Process Management
Processes
Threads
CPU Scheduling
Process Synchronization
Deadlocks
Memory Management
Main Memory
Virtual Memory
Storage Management
File-System Interface
File-System Implementation
Mass-Storage Structure
I/O Systems
Protection and Security
Protection
Security
Distributed Systems
Distributed System Structures
Distributed File Systems
Distributed Coordination
Special Purpose Systems
Real-Time Systems
Multimedia Systems
Case Studies
The Linux System
Windows XP
Influential Operating Systems
Appendices
BSD UNIX (contents online)
The Mach System (contents online)
Windows 2000 (contents online)
Bibliography
Credits
Index
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