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Distributed operating systems

Author: Andrew S Tanenbaum
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1995.
Series: Prentice-Hall International editions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As distributed computer systems become more pervasive, so does the need for understanding how their operating systems are designed and implemented. Andrew S. Tanenbaum's Distributed Operating Systems fulfills this need. Representing a revised and greatly expanded Part II of the best-selling Modern Operating Systems, it covers the material from the original book, including communication, synchronization, processes,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tanenbaum, Andrew S., 1944-
Distributed operating systems.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1995
(OCoLC)655287267
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew S Tanenbaum
ISBN: 0132199084 9780132199087 0136374069 9780136374060 0131439340 9780131439344
OCLC Number: 30700749
Description: xvii, 614 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction to Distributed Systems --
2. Communication in Distributed Systems --
3. Synchronization in Distributed Systems --
4. Processes and Processors in Distributed Systems --
5. Distributed File Systems --
6. Distributed Shared Memory --
7. Case Study 1: Amoeba --
8. Case Study 2: Mach --
9. Case Study 3: Chorus --
10. Case Study 4: DCE --
11. Bibliography and Suggested Readings
Series Title: Prentice-Hall International editions.
Responsibility: Andrew S. Tanenbaum.

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Intended for advanced courses in Operating Systems or Distributed Systems, this text offers students an explanation of the fundamental concepts of distributed operating systems. It focuses on  Read more...

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