Principles of Operating Systems Design and Applications

ISBN-10: 1418837695
ISBN-13: 9781418837693
Edition: 2009
Authors: Brian Stuart
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Book details

List price: $257.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Course Technology
Publication date: 1/15/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 608
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Principles of Operating Systems: Design and Applications is an ideal resource for anyone who wants to gain a basic understanding of operating systems in the context of the real world applications in which they are used. The main focus of this text is to foster an understanding of operating system fundamentals: what types of services they provide, how various applications interface with them, and the restrictions they have on those applications. Making this book unique in its approach is the inclusion of a wide range of example systems and detailed case studies of the Linux and Inferno operating systems. By combining a traditional set of topics with this real-life contextual background, readers will achieve an enriched understanding of the material, which they can immediately apply to the world of operating systems.

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Introduction to Operating Systems
Some Example Operating Systems
Inferno Overview
Linux Overview
Principles of Process Management
Some Examples of Process Management
Process Management in Inferno
Process Management in Linux
Principles of Memory Management
Some Examples of Memory Management
Memory Management in Inferno
Memory Management in Linux
Principles of I/O Device Management
Some examples of I/O Device Management
I/O Devices in Inferno
I/O Devices in Linux
Principles of File Systems
Some Examples of File Systems
File Systems in Inferno
File Systems in Linux
Principles of Operating System Security
Principles of Distributed Systems
Appendices
Principles of Computer Hardware
The IBM Compatible PC Hardware
The Dis Virtual Machine
Compiling Inferno

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