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Principles of Computer System Design An Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0123749573

ISBN-13: 9780123749574

Edition: 2009

Authors: Jerome H. Saltzer, M. Frans Kaashoek

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This text identifies, examines, and illustrates fundamental concepts in computer system design that are common across operating systems, networks, database systems, distributed systems, programming languages, software engineering, security, fault tolerance, and architecture. Through carefully analyzed case studies from each of these disciplines, it demonstrates how to apply these concepts to tackle practical system design problems. To support the focus on design, the text identifies and explains abstractions that have proven successful in practice such as, remote procedure call, client/service organization, file systems, data integrity, consistency, and authenticated messages. Most computer…    
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Book details

List price: $82.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publication date: 7/22/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.376
Language: English

Elements of Computer System Organization
The Design of Naming Schemes
Enforcing Modularity with Clients and Services
Enforcing Modularity with Virtualization
The Network as a System and as a System Component
Fault Tolerance: Reliable Systems from Unreliable Components
Atomicity: All-or-Nothing and Before-or-After
Information Security
Suggestions for Further Reading
Problem Sets
Index of Concepts