For a one-semester undergraduate course in operating systems for computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering majors.
Winner of the 2009 Textbook Excellence Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA)!
Operating Systems: Internals and Design Principles is a comprehensive and unified introduction to operating systems. By using several innovative tools, Stallings makes it possible to understand critical core concepts that can be fundamentally challenging. The new edition includes the implementation of web based animations to aid visual learners. At key points in the book, students are directed to view an animation and then are provided with assignments to alter the animation input and analyze the results.
The concepts are then enhanced and supported by end-of-chapter case studies of UNIX, Linux and Windows Vista. These provide students with a solid understanding of the key mechanisms of modern operating systems and the types of design tradeoffs and decisions involved in OS design. Because they are embedded into the text as end of chapter material, students are able to apply them right at the point of discussion. This approach is equally useful as a basic reference and as an up-to-date survey of the state of the art.
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Blending up-to-date theory with state-of-the-art applications, this book offers a comprehensive treatment of operating systems, with an emphasis on internals and design issues. It helps readers develop a solid understanding of the key structures and mechanisms of operating systems, the types of trade-offs and decisions involved in OS design, and the context within which the operating system functions (hardware, other system programs, application programs, interactive users). Process Description And Control. Threads, SMP, And Microkernels. Concurrency: Mutual Exclusion And Synchronization. Concurrency: Deadlock And Starvation. Memory Management. Virtual Memory. Uniprocessor Scheduling. Multiprocessor And Real-Time Scheduling. I/O Management And Disk Scheduling. File Management. Distributed Processing, Client/Server, And Clusters. Distributed Process Management. Security. For product development personnel (Programmers, Systems Engineers, Network Designers, and others involved in the design of data communications and networking products), Product marketing personnel, and Information system and computer system personnel.About the Author:
William Stallings has made a unique contribution to understanding the broad sweep of technical developments in computer networking and computer architecture. He has authored 17 titles, and counting revised editions, a total of 41 books on various aspects of these subjects. In over 20 years in the field, he has been a technical contributor, technical manager, and an executive with several high-technology firms. Currently he is an independent consultant whose clients have included computer and networking manufacturers and customers, software development firms, and leading-edge government research institutions.
He has seven times received the award for the best Computer Science textbook of the year from the Text and Academic Authors Association.
Bill has designed and implemented both TCP/IP-based and OSI-based protocol suites on a variety of computers and operating systems, ranging from microcomputers to mainframes. As a consultant, he has advised government agencies, computer and software vendors, and major users on the design, selection, and use of networking software and products.
As evidence of his commitment to providing a broad range of support to students, Bill created and maintains the Computer Science Student Resource Site at WilliamStallings.com/StudentSupport.html. This site provides documents and links on a variety of subjects of general interest to computer science students (and professionals).
He is a member of the editorial board of Cryptologia, a scholarly journal devoted to all aspects of cryptology. He is a frequent lecturer and author of numerous technical papers. His books include Data and Computer Communications, Eighth Edition (Prentice Hall, 2007), which has become the standard in the field.
Dr. Stallings holds a PhD from M.I.T. in Computer Science and a B.S. from Notre Dame in electrical engineering.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2008. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: WEB SITE FOR OPERATING SYSTEMS, INTERNALS AND DESIGN PRINCIPLES PREFACE CHAPTER 0 READER'S GUIDE 0.1 Outline of the Book 0.2 Topic Ordering 0.3 Internet and Web Resources PART ONE BACKGROUND Chapter 1 Computer System Overview 1.1 Basic Elements 1.2 Processor Registers 1.3 Instruction Execution 1.4 Interrupts 1.5 The Memory Hierarchy 1.6 Cache Memory 1.7 I/O Communication Techniques 1.8 Recommended Reading and Web Sites 1.9 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems Appendix 1A Performance Characteristics of Two-Level Memory Appendix 1B Procedure Control Chapter 2 Operating System Overview 2.1 Operating System Objectives and Functions 2.2 The Evolution of Operating Systems 2.3 Major Achievements 2.4 Characteristics of Modern Operating Systems 2.5 Windows Vista Overview 2.6 Traditional UNIX Systems 2.7 Modern UNIX Systems 2.8 Linux 2.9 Recommended Reading and Web Sites 2.10 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems PART TWO PROCESSES Chapter 3 Process Description and Control 3.1 What is a Process? 3.2 Process States 3.3 Process Description 3.4 Process Control 3.5 UNIX FreeBSD Process Management &nbs. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0136006329
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