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Operating System Concepts (Paper Back)

Author: Abraham Silberschatz,Peter B Galvin,Greg Gagne
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc (Sea) Pte Ltd
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Description of Operating System Concepts

This market-leading book provides developers with the latest and most relevant information on today's 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.

About The Author:

Abraham Silberschatz is the Sidney J. Weinberg Professor and Chair of Computer Science at Yale University. Prior to joining Yale, he was the Vice President of the Information Sciences Research Center at Bell Laboratories. Prior to that, he held a chaired professorship in the Department of Computer Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin. Professor Silberschatz is an ACM Fellow and an IEEE Fellow. He received the 2002 IEEE Taylor L. Booth Education Award, the 1998 ACM Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award, and the 1997 ACM SIGMOD Contribution Award. In recognition of his outstanding level of innovation and technical excellence, he was awarded the Bell Laboratories President's Award for three different Projects -- the QTM Project (1998), the DataBlitz Project (1999), and the NetInventory Project (2004). Professor Silberschatz' writings have appeared in numerous ACM and IEEE publications and other professional conferences and journals. He is a coauthor of the textbook Database System Concepts.
Peter Baer Galvin is the chief technologist for Corporate Technologies (www.cptech.com), a computer facility reseller and integrator. Before that, Mr. Galvin was the systems manager for Brown University's Computer Science Department. He is also Sun columnist for ;login: magazine. Mr. Galvin has written articles for Byte and other magazines, and has written columns for SunWorld and SysAdmin magazines. As a consultant and trainer, he has given talks and taught tutorials on security and system administration worldwide.
Greg Gagne is chair of the Computer Science department at Westminster College in Salt Lake City where he has been teaching since 1990. In addition to teaching operating systems, he also teaches computer networks, distributed systems, and software engineering. He also provides workshops to computer science educators and industry professionals.

Table Of Contents:

· Introduction
· Operating-System Structures
· Processes
· Threads
· CPU Scheduling
· Process Synchronization
· Deadlocks
· Main Memory
· Virtual Memory
· File-System Interface
· File-System Implementation
· Mass-Storage Structure
· I/O Systems
· Protection
· Security
· Distributed System Structures
· Distributed File Systems
· Distributed Coordination
· Real-Time Systems
· The Linux System
· Windows XP
· Influential Operating Systems

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Product Details Of Operating System Concepts

Title: Operating System Concepts
Author: Abraham Silberschatz,Peter B Galvin,Greg Gagne
ISBN: 8126520515
ISBN-13: 9788126520510
Binding: Paper Back
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc (Sea) Pte Ltd
Language English
Edition 8
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