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Operating System Concepts

ISBN-10: 1118112733
ISBN-13: 9781118112731
Edition: 8th 2012 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $136.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/18/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 972
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.586
Language: English

Coverage of the latest and most relevant systems, including Windows 7. Client-server model is integrated throughout and NFS coverage is presented in the earlier part of the text. Increased coverage of small footprint operating systems such as PalmOS and real-time operating systems. Core material in every chapter offers coverage of Linux, Solaris and FreeBSD (Unix). The 8th Edition Update retains important chapters on: Memory Management, Virtual Memory, Network Structures, and Security. The authors have updated them to reflect the latest trends in operating systems design. Teaches general concepts in operating systems while allowing for a choice in implementation systems. Rather than concentrating on a particular operating system or hardware, the text discusses key concepts that are applicable to a wide variety of systems. Chapter on Linux.

Overview
Introduction
Operating-System Structures
Process Management
Processes
Threads
CPU Scheduling
Process Synchronization
Deadlocks
Memory Management
Main Memory
Virtual Memory
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 7“
Influential Operating Systems
Appendices
BSD UNIX (contents online)
The Mach System (contents online)
Windows 2000 (contents online)
Bibliography
Credits
Index

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