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Operating Systems : Internals and Design Principles

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1/1/2009
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Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Chapter 0 Reader's Guide 1(5)
0.1 Outline of the Book
2(1)
0.2 Topic Ordering
3(1)
0.3 Internet and Web Resources
4(2)
PART ONE BACKGROUND 6(100)
Chapter 1 Computer System Overview
8(43)
1.1 Basic Elements
9(1)
1.2 Processor Registers
10(3)
1.3 Instruction Execution
13(3)
1.4 Interrupts
16(11)
1.5 The Memory Hierarchy
27(3)
1.6 Cache Memory
30(4)
1.7 I/O Communication Techniques
34(3)
1.8 Recommended Readings and Web Sites
37(1)
1.9 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
38(2)
Appendix 1A Performance Characteristics of Two-Level Memories
40(6)
Appendix 1B Procedure Control
46(5)
Chapter 2 Operating System Overview
51(55)
2.1 Operating System Objectives and Functions
52(4)
2.2 The Evolution of Operating Systems
56(10)
2.3 Major Achievements
66(12)
2.4 Developments Leading to Modern Operating Systems
78(3)
2.5 Microsoft Windows Overview
81(10)
2.6 Traditional UNIX Systems
91(3)
2.7 Modern UNIX Systems
94(1)
2.8 Linux
95(6)
2.9 Recommended Readings and Web Sites
101(2)
2.10 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
103(3)
PART TWO PROCESSES 106(194)
Chapter 3 Process Description and Control
108(49)
3.1 What is a Process?
109(3)
3.2 Process States
112(14)
3.3 Process Description
126(9)
3.4 Process Control
135(9)
3.5 UNIX SVR4 Process Management
144(4)
3.6 Summary
148(1)
3.7 Recommended Readings
149(1)
3.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
149(8)
Programming Project One: Developing a Shell
153(4)
Chapter 4 Threads, SMP, and Microkernels
157(44)
4.1 Processes and Threads
158(14)
4.2 Symmetric Multiprocessing
172(4)
4.3 Microkernels
176(6)
4.4 Windows Thread and SMP Management
182(6)
4.5 Solaris Thread and SMP Management
188(6)
4.6 Linux Process and Thread Management
194(2)
4.7 Summary
196(1)
4.8 Recommended Readings
197(1)
4.9 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
198(3)
Chapter 5 Concurrency: Mutual Exclusion and Synchronization
201(54)
5.1 Principles of Concurrency
203(9)
5.2 Mutual Exclusion: Hardware Support
212(3)
5.3 Semaphores
215(12)
5.4 Monitors
227(8)
5.5 Message Passing
235(6)
5.6 Readers/Writers Problem
241(4)
5.7 Summary
245(1)
5.8 Recommended Readings
246(1)
5.9 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
247(8)
Chapter 6 Concurrency: Deadlock and Starvation
255(45)
6.1 Principles of Deadlock
256(9)
6.2 Deadlock Prevention
265(1)
6.3 Deadlock Avoidance
266(5)
6.4 Deadlock Detection
271(3)
6.5 An Integrated Deadlock Strategy
274(1)
6.6 Dining Philosophers Problem
275(4)
6.7 UNIX Concurrency Mechanisms
279(2)
6.8 Linux Kernel Concurrency Mechanisms
281(7)
6.9 Solaris Thread Synchronization Primitives
288(3)
6.10 Windows Concurrency Mechanisms
291(2)
6.11 Summary
293(1)
6.12 Recommended Readings
294(1)
6.13 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
294(6)
PART THREE MEMORY 300(90)
Chapter 7 Memory Management
302(30)
7.1 Memory Management Requirements
303(3)
7.2 Memory Partitioning
306(11)
7.3 Paging
317(3)
7.4 Segmentation
320(2)
7.5 Summary
322(1)
7.6 Recommended Readings
322(1)
7.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
323(3)
Appendix 7A Loading and Linking
326(6)
Chapter 8 Virtual Memory
332(58)
8.1 Hardware and Control Structures
333(19)
8.2 Operating System Software
352(19)
8.3 UNIX and Solaris Memory Management
371(5)
8.4 Linux Memory Management
376(3)
8.5 Windows Memory Management
379(2)
8.6 Summary
381(1)
8.7 Recommended Readings and Web Sites
381(1)
8.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
382(4)
Appendix 8A Hash Tables
386(4)
PART FOUR SCHEDULING 390(91)
Chapter 9 Uniprocessor Scheduling
392(49)
9.1 Types of Processor Scheduling
393(4)
9.2 Scheduling Algorithms
397(23)
9.3 Traditional UNIX Scheduling
420(2)
9.4 Summary
422(1)
9.5 Recommended Readings
422(1)
9.6 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
423(3)
Appendix 9A Response Time
426(2)
Appendix 9B Queuing Systems
428(13)
Programming Project Two: The HOST Dispatcher Shell
434(7)
Chapter 10 Multiprocessor and Real-Time Scheduling
441(40)
10.1 Multiprocessor Scheduling
442(11)
10.2 Real-Time Scheduling
453(15)
10.3 Linux Scheduling
468(3)
10.4 UNIX SVR4 Scheduling
471(2)
10.5 Windows Scheduling
473(3)
10.6 Summary
476(1)
10.7 Recommended Readings
476(1)
10.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
477(4)
PART FIVE INPUT/OUTPUT AND FILES
Chapter 11 I/O Management and Disk Scheduling
481(54)
11.1 I/O Devices
482(1)
11.2 Organization of the I/O Function
483(3)
11.3 Operating System Design Issues
486(4)
11.4 I/O Buffering
490(3)
11.5 Disk Scheduling
493(8)
11.6 RAID
501(8)
11.7 Disk Cache
509(4)
11.8 UNIX SVR4 I/O
513(3)
11.9 Linux I/O
516(3)
11.10 Windows I/O
519(3)
11.11 Summary
522(1)
11.12 Recommended Readings and Web Sites
522(2)
11.13 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
524(2)
Appendix 11A Disk Storage Devices
526(9)
Chapter 12 File Management
535(43)
12.1 Overview
536(5)
12.2 File Organization and Access
541(5)
12.3 File Directories
546(4)
12.4 File Sharing
550(2)
12.5 Record Blocking
552(2)
12.6 Secondary Storage Management
554(8)
12.7 UNIX File Management
562(3)
12.8 Linux Virtual File System
565(5)
12.9 Windows File System
570(4)
12.10 Summary
574(1)
12.11 Recommended Readings
575(1)
12.12 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
576(2)
PART SIX DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS AND SECURITY 578(151)
Chapter 13 Networking
582(25)
13.1 The Need for a Protocol Architecture
584(2)
13.2 The TCP/IP Protocol Architecture
586(7)
13.3 Sockets
593(3)
13.4 Linux Networking
596(3)
13.5 Summary
599(1)
13.6 Recommended Readings and Web Sites
599(1)
13.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
600(2)
Appendix 13A The Trivial File Transfer Protocol
602(5)
Chapter 14 Distributed Processing, Client/Server, and Clusters
607(34)
14.1 Client/Server Computing
608(11)
14.2 Distributed Message Passing
619(2)
14.3 Remote Procedure Calls
621(4)
14.4 Clusters
625(6)
14.5 Windows Cluster Server
631(1)
14.6 Sun Cluster
632(3)
14.7 Beowulf and Linux Clusters
635(2)
14.8 Summary
637(1)
14.9 Recommended Readings and Web Sites
638(1)
14.10 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
639(2)
Chapter 15 Distributed Process Management
641(36)
15.1 Process Migration
642(7)
15.2 Distributed Global States
649(4)
15.3 Distributed Mutual Exclusion
653(10)
15.4 Distributed Deadlock
663(11)
15.5 Summary
674(1)
15.6 Recommended Readings
674(1)
15.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
675(2)
Chapter 16 Security
677(52)
16.1 Security Threats
678(5)
16.2 Protection
683(6)
16.3 Intruders
689(12)
16.4 Malicious Software
701(10)
16.5 Trusted Systems
711(4)
16.6 Windows Security
715(4)
16.7 Summary
719(1)
16.8 Recommended Readings and Web Sites
720(1)
16.9 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
721(3)
Appendix 16A Encryption
724(5)
APPENDICES
Appendix A Topics in Concurrency
729(22)
A.1 Mutual Exclusion: Software Approaches
730(4)
A.2 Race Conditions and Semaphores
734(9)
A.3 A Barbershop Problem
743(4)
A.4 Problems
747(4)
Appendix B Object-Oriented Design
751(12)
B.1 Motivation
752(1)
B.2 Object-Oriented Concepts
753(4)
B.3 Benefits of Object-Oriented Design
757(1)
B.4 CORBA
758(4)
B.5 Recommended Readings and Web Sites
762(1)
Appendix C Programming and Operating System Projects
763(5)
C.1 Projects for Teaching Operating Systems
764(1)
C.2 NACHOS
765(1)
C.3 Research Projects
766(1)
C.4 Programming Projects
766(1)
C.5 Reading/Report Assignments
767(1)
Appendix D OSP: An Environment for Operating Systems Projects
768(5)
D.1 Overview
769(1)
D.2 Innovative Aspects of OSP
770(2)
D.3 Comparison with Other Operating System Courseware
772(1)
Appendix E BACI: The Ben-Ari Concurrent Programming System
773(12)
E.1 Introduction
774(1)
E.2 BACI
774(3)
E.3 Examples of BACI Programs
777(5)
E.4 BACI Projects
782(2)
E.5 Enhancements to the BACK System
784(1)
Glossary 785(9)
References 794(14)
Index 808


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