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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
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
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.


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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