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Operating Systems Internals and Design Principles

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ISBN-10: 0131479547

ISBN-13: 9780131479548

Edition: 5th 2005

Authors: William Stallings

List price: $132.00
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Description:

This book covers concepts, structure, and mechanisms of operating systems. Stallings presents the nature and characteristics of modern-day operating systems clearly and completely.Includes major programming projects. Offers step-by-step web support with CD/Rom Resources.A basic reference for those interested in learning more about operating systems; also suitable for self-study.
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Book details

List price: $132.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 832
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

Preface
Background
Computer System Overview
Operating System Overview
Processes
Process Description and Control
Threads, SMP, and Microkernels
Concurrency,: Mutual Exclusion, and Synchronization
Concurrency: Deadlock and Starvation
Memory
Memory Management
Virtual Memory
Scheduling
Uniprocessor Scheduling
Multiprocessor and Real-Time Scheduling
Input/Output and Files
I/O Management and Disk Scheduling
File Management
Distributed Systems
Distributed Processing, Client/Server, and Clusters
Distributed Process Management
Security
Security
Queuing Analysis
Object-Oriented Design
Programming and Operating System Projects
OSP: An Environment for Operating System Projects
BACI: The Ben-Ari Concurrent Programming System
Glossary
References
Index