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Operating systems : internals and design principles

Author: William Stallings
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Blending up-to-date theory with state-of-the-art applications, this book offers a comprehensive treatment of operating systems, with an emphasis on internals and design issues. It helps readers develop a solid understanding of the key structures and mechanisms of operating systems, the types of trade-offs and decisions involved in OS design, and the context within which the operating system functions (hardware,  Read more...
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Stallings, William.
Operating systems.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, ©2005
(OCoLC)649568942
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Stallings
ISBN: 0131479547 9780131479548 0131278371 9780131278370
OCLC Number: 55588229
Description: xiv, 818 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part 1. Background --
1. Computer system overview --
2. Operating system overview --
Part 2. Processes --
3. Process description and control --
4. Threads, SMP, and microkernels --
5. Concurrency: Mutual exclusion and synchronization --
6. Concurrency: Deadlock and starvation --
Part 3. Memory --
7. Memory management --
8. Virtual memory --
Part 4. Scheduling --
9. Uniprocessor scheduling --
10. Multiprocessor and real-time scheduling --
Part 5. Input/output and files --
11. I/O management and disk scheduling --
12. File management --
Part 6. Distributed systems and security --
13. Networking --
14. Distributed processing, client/server, and clusters --
15. Distributed process management --
16. Security --
Appendices: --
A. Topics in concurrency --
B. Object-oriented design --
C. Programming and operating system projects --
D. OSP: An environment for operating systems projects --
E. BACI: The Ben-Ari concurrent programming system.
Responsibility: William Stallings.
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For a one-semester undergraduate course in operating systems for computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering majors. This text covers concepts, structure, and mechanisms of  Read more...

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