About the Book :
This market-leading book provides developers with the latest and most relevant information on todays operating systems. In addition, it uncovers the fundamental concepts that have remained constant throughout the evolution of those systems. The eighth edition adds simulation content throughout the pages along with new programming projects. The simulators will help readers develop a conceptual understanding of the concepts. The material has also been updated with the latest information on all the major operating systems. By following the approach in this book, developers can more easily comprehend the details related to specific systems.
Interesting Facts :
Uncovers those fundamental concepts that have remained constant throughout the evolution of today's operation systemsAdds simulation content throughout the pages along with new programming projectsIncludes simulators that will help readers develop a conceptual understandingUpdates the chapters with the latest information on all the major operating systemsOffers new programming exercises and projects at the end of each chapter
OVERVIEWIntroductionOperating-System StructuresPROCESS MANAGEMENTProcessesThreadsCPU SchedulingProcess SynchronizationDeadlocksMEMORY MANAGEMENTMain MemoryVirtual MemorySTORAGE MANAGEMENTFile-System InterfaceFile-System ImplementationMass-Storage StructureI/O SystemsPROTECTION AND SECURITYProtectionSecurityDISTRIBUTED SYSTEMSDistributed System StructuresDistributed File SystemsDistributed CoordinationSPECIAL -PURPOSE SYSTEMSReal-Time SystemsCASE STUDIESThe Linux SystemWindows XPInfluential Operating Systems