Operating system concepts
This bestselling book provides clear coverage of the fundamental concepts of the foundation of operating systems. The fifth edition discusses key concepts that are applicable to a variety of systems, and presents a large number of examples throughout that pertain to UNIX and Solaris 2. The authors include a completely new section on I/O Systems which includes three new chapters on I/O Systems, Secondary Storage Structure, and Tertiary Storage Structure. They also cover two new case studies -- WindowsNT and Linux.
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