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Operating System Concepts: International Student Version covers all the vital topics that are related to operating systems. Operating system is a crucial subject for software engineers. This book provides information of development related to operating systems.
The fundamental concepts of operating systems are explained in a clear and concise manner. Content related to simulation is added in this eighth edition along with new projects of programming. Readers can develop a conceptual perception of the concepts through simulators. Operating System Concepts: International Student Version assists in a better understanding of the details of specific systems.
This book starts with introduction, then covers structure of Operating-System, Process Management, Processes, Threads, Scheduling of CPU, Process Synchronisation, and Deadlocks. This book also explains management of memory, types of memory (main and virtual), management of storage, file-system interface, implementation of file-system, structure of mass-storage structure, input and output systems, protection and security, protection, security, and distributed systems, structures, file systems, coordination, special-purpose systems, and real-time systems. The last few chapters of this book cover case studies of the Linux System, Windows XP, and Influential Operating Systems.
Wiley India Pvt. Ltd published this book in 2009. This book is available in paperback.
About The Authors
This book is combined effort of Silberschatz, Galvin, and Gagne. Abraham Silberschatz graduated with a PhD in computer science from the State University of New York. He worked as vice president in the Information Sciences Research Center at Bell Labs, and then he joined Yale University in 2003 as the Sidney J Weinberg computer science professor. He was honoured with many awards like the IEEE Taylor L Booth Education Award and Karl V Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award. Now, he is one of the members of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering.
Peter Baer Galvin has worked as systems manager in Brown University’s computer science department. He works as chief technologist in Corporate Technologies (www.cptech.com) . He has also written columns and articles for SunWorld and SysAdmin magazine. He taught tutorials on security and system administration as a consultant and trainer. Since 1990, Greg Gagne is the manager of the computer science department at Westminster College. Additionally, he also offers workshops for computers science students and industry professionals.