Operating System Concepts Essentials

ISBN-10: 1118804929
ISBN-13: 9781118804926
Edition: 2nd 2014
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List price: $208.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/6/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 784
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.728
Language: English

By staying current, remaining relevant, and adapting to emerging course needs, Operating System Concepts by Abraham Silberschatz, Peter Baer Galvin and Greg Gagne has defined the operating systems course through nine editions. This second edition of the Essentials version is based on the recent ninth edition of the original text.Operating System Concepts Essentials comprises a subset of chapters of the ninth edition for professors who want a shorter text and do not cover all the topics in the ninth edition.The new second edition of Essentials will be available as an ebook at a very attractive price for students. The ebook will have live links for the bibliography, cross-references between sections and chapters where appropriate, and new chapter review questions. A two-color printed version is also available.

Overview
Introduction
What Operating Systems Do
Computer-System Organization
Computer-System Architecture
Operating-System Structure
Operating-System Operations
Process Management
Memory Management
Storage Management
Protection and Security
Kernel Data Structures
Computing Environments
Open-Source Operating Systems
Summary
Exercises
Bibliographical Notes
Operating-System Structures
Operating-System Services
User and Operating-System Interface
System Calls
Types of System Calls
System Programs
Operating-System Design and Implementation
Operating-System Structure
Operating-System Debugging
Operating-System Generation
System Boot
Summary
Exercises
Bibliographical Notes
Process Management
Processes
Process Concept
Process Scheduling
Operations on Processes
Interprocess Communication
Examples of IPC Systems
Communication in Client-Server Systems
Summary
Exercises
Bibliographical Notes
Threads
Overview
Multicore Programming
Multithreading Models
Thread Libraries
Implicit Threading
Threading Issues
Operating-System Examples
Summary
Exercises
Bibliographical Notes
Process Synchronization
Background
The Critical-Section Problem
Peterson's Solution
Synchronization Hardware
Mutex Locks
Semaphores
Classic Problems of Synchronization
Monitors
Synchronization Examples
Alternative Approaches
Deadlocks
Summary
Exercises
Bibliographical Notes
CPU Scheduling
Basic Concepts
Scheduling Criteria
Scheduling Algorithms
Thread Scheduling
Multiple-Processor Scheduling
Real-Tune CPU Scheduling
Operating-System Examples
Algorithm Evaluation
Summary
Exercises
Bibliographical Notes
Memory Management
Main Memory
Background
Swapping
Contiguous Memory Allocation
Segmentation
Paging
Structure of the Page Table
Example: Intel 32 and 64-bit Architectures
Example: ARM Architecture
Summary
Exercises
Bibliographical Notes
Virtual Memory
Background
Demand Paging
Copy-on-Write
Page Replacement
Allocation of Frames
Thrashing
Memory-Mapped Files
Allocating Kernel Memory
Other Considerations
Operating-System Examples
Summary
Exercises
Bibliographical Notes
Storage Management
Mass-Storage Structure
Overview of Mass-Storage Structure
Disk Structure
Disk Attachment
Disk Scheduling
Disk Management
Swap-Space Management
RAID Structure
Stable-Storage Implementation
Summary
Exercises
Bibliographical Notes
File-System Interface
File Concept
Access Methods
Directory and Disk Structure
File-System Mounting
File Sharing
Protection
Summary
Exercises
Bibliographical Notes
File-System Implementation
File-System Structure
File-System Implementation
Directory Implementation
Allocation Methods
Free-Space Management
Efficiency and Performance
Recovery
NFS
Example: The WAFL File System
Summary
Exercises
Bibliographical Notes
I/O Systems
Overview
I/O Hardware
Application I/O Interface
Kernel I/O Subsystem
Transforming I/O Requests to Hardware Operations
STREAMS
Performance
Summary
Exercises
Bibliographical Notes
Part 5o Protection and Security
Protection
Goals of Protection
Principles of Protection
Domain of Protection
Access Matrix
Implementation of the Access Matrix
Access Control
Revocation of Access Rights
Capability-Based Systems
Language-Based Protection
Summary
Exercises
Bibliographical Notes
Security
The Security Problem
Program Tnreats
System and Network Threats
Cryptography as a Security Tool
User Authentication
Implementing Security Defenses
Firewalling to Protect Systems and Networks
Computer-Security Classifications
An Example: Windows 7
Summary
Exercises
Bibliographical Notes
Case Studies
The Linux System
Linux History
Design Principles
Kernel Modules
Process Management
Scheduling
Memory Management
File Systems
Input and Output
Interprocess Communication
Network Structure
Security
Summary
Exercises
Bibliographical Notes
BSD Unix (contents online)
UNIX History
Design Principles
Programmer Interface
User Interface
Process Management
Memory Management
File System
I/O System
Interprocess Communication
Summary
Exercises
Bibliographical Notes
The Match System (content ooline)
History of the Mach System
Design Principles
System Components
Process Management
Interprocess Communication
Memory Management
Programmer Interface
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Summary
Exercises
Bibliographical Notes
Index

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