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An Introduction to Operating Systems: Concepts and Practice (GNU/Linux), (Fourth Edition)

Pramod Chandra P. Bhatt

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ISBN 10: 8120348362 / ISBN 13: 9788120348363
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Structured in four parts?Operating Systems (OS) Concepts, Practice, Overview of contemporary OS and Projects?the Fourth Edition of the book aims to provide a practical view of contemporary OS, covering different design considerations and patterns of use. The section on Concepts covers fundamental principles, such as file systems, process management, memory management, input-output, resource sharing, Inter-process Communication (IPC), distributed computing, OS security, real-time and micro-kernel design. This new edition also comes with a revised section on Practice to make the book compatible with Linux. The entire section is thoroughly revised to enable the students and readers learn the examples based on popular Linux distribution, such as Ubuntu. The coverage of Linux, Windows Vista, VxWorks and OS for mobile/handheld devices, such as Android, continues the tradition of upgrading the book to contemporary OS. The chapter on OS Security is also revised in this edition to reflect the importance of secured engineering practices in OS usage patterns. This book is intended to the students of Computer Science/Engineering, Computer Applications and Information Technology. As the knowledge of Operating Systems is essential for the IT practitioners as well, this book caters to the needs of those who might not have had a formal Computer Science/Engineering education or training for updating their knowledge on contemporary OS design. Contents: Foreword ? Preface Preface to the Third Edition Preface to the Second Edition Preface to the First Edition Part I: OS?Concepts 1. Introduction to Operating Systems 2. File Systems and Management 3. Process and Process Management 4. Memory Management 5. Input Output (IO) Management 6. Resource Sharing and Management 7. Interprocess Communication 8. Distributed Computing 9. Real-Time Operating Systems and Microkernels 10. OS and Security 11. Recent Trends in OS Part II: OS?Practice with GNU/Linux 12. Getting Started with GNU/Linux 13. Search and Sort Tools 14. AWK Tool in GNU/Linux 15. Shell Scripts in GNU/Linux 16. Programming with Threads 17. Unix Kernal Architecture 18. make Tool in Unix 19. Some Other Tools in GNU/Linux 20. Source Code Control System in Unix 21. X-Windows in Unix 22. System Administration in Unix Part III: Contemporary Operating Systems 23. Linux 24. Windows Operating Systems 25. Vista Operating System 26. VxWorks Operating System 27. Operating Systems for Handheld Systems Part IV: Projects and Question Bank 28. Case Studies and Project Ideas Question Bank ? References ? Index Printed Pages: 828. Bookseller Inventory # 75100

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Title: An Introduction to Operating Systems: ...

Publisher: PHI Learning 0

Binding: Softcover

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Edition: 4th edition.

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Structured in four parts-operating systems (os) concepts, practice, overview of contemporary os and projects-the fourth edition of the book aims to provide a practical view of contemporary os, covering different design considerations and patterns of use. The section on concepts covers fundamental principles, such as file systems, process management, memory management, input-output, resource sharing, inter-process communication (ipc), distributed computing, os security, real-time and micro-kernel design. This new edition also comes with a revised section on practice to make the book compatible with linux. The entire section is thoroughly revised to enable the students and readers learn the examples based on popular linux distribution, such as ubuntu. The coverage of linux, windows vista, vxworks and os for mobile or handheld devices, such as android, continues the tradition of upgrading the book to contemporary os. The chapter on os security is also revised in this edition to reflect the importance of secured engineering practices in os usage patterns. This book is intended to the students of computer science/engineering, computer applications and information technology. As the knowledge of operating systems is essential for the it practitioners as well, this book caters to the needs of those who might not have had a formal computer science or engineering education or training for updating their knowledge on contemporary os design.

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