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Operating System Concepts, 8th, Update Edition

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8th
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9781118112731

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1118112733
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Pub. Date:
7/1/2011
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Wiley
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Summary

Coverage of the latest and most relevant systems, including Windows 7. Client-server model is integrated throughout and NFS coverage is presented in the earlier part of the text. Increased coverage of small footprint operating systems such as PalmOS and real-time operating systems. Core material in every chapter offers coverage of Linux, Solaris and FreeBSD (Unix). The 8th Edition Update retains important chapters on: Memory Management, Virtual Memory, Network Structures, and Security. The authors have updated them to reflect the latest trends in operating systems design. Teaches general concepts in operating systems while allowing for a choice in implementation systems. Rather than concentrating on a particular operating system or hardware, the text discusses key concepts that are applicable to a wide variety of systems. Chapter on Linux.

Table of Contents

PART ONE OVERVIEW
Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Operating-System Structures

PART TWO PROCESS MANAGEMENT
Chapter 3 Processes

Chapter 4 Threads

Chapter 5 CPU Scheduling

Chapter 6 Process Synchronization

Chapter 7 Deadlocks

PART THREE MEMORY MANAGEMENT
Chapter 8 Main Memory

Chapter 9 Virtual Memory

Chapter 10 File-System Interface

Chapter 11 File-System Implementation

Chapter 12 Mass-Storage Structure

Chapter 13 I/O Systems

PART FIVE PROTECTION AND SECURITY
Chapter 14 Protection

Chapter 15 Security

PART SIX DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS
Chapter 16 Distributed System Structures

Chapter 17 Distributed File Systems

Chapter 18 Distributed Coordination

PART SEVEN SPECIAL -PURPOSE SYSTEMS
Chapter 19 Real-Time Systems

Chapter 20 Multimedia Systems

PART EIGHT CASE STUDIES
Chapter 21 The Linux System

Chapter 22 Windows 7®

Chapter 23 Influential Operating Systems

PART NINE APPENDICES
Appendix A BSD UNIX (contents online)

Appendix B The Mach System (contents online)

Appendix C Windows 2000 (contents online)

Bibliography
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