Operating system concepts

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Addison-Wesley, 1994 - Computers - 780 pages
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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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Very helpful and if you are IT person, you will have read it decades ago. I mean schools usually give a course where this book is the reference, if not the only material. Read full review

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Contents

PART
1
Systems
13
ComputerSystem Structures
29
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Abraham Silberschatz is the Sidney J. Weinberg Professor and Chair of the Computer Science Department at Yale University. He is the former vice president of the Information Sciences Research Center at Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, New Jersey. He previously held a chaired professorship in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Austin. He 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, the 1997 ACM SIGMOD Contribution Award, and the IEEE Computer Society Outstanding Paper award

Peter Baer Galvin is the chief technologist for Corporate Technologies of Burlington, Massachusetts, where he designs and implements complex computing facilities. Previously, he was systems manager for the department of Computer Science at Brown University. He speaks and teaches worldwide on the topics of system management, security, and performance. Mr. Galvin also writes a column on systems administration for "SysAdmin Magazine," and is co-author of "Operating System Concepts,"

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 courses in computer networks, distributed systems, and software engineering. He also provides workshops to computer science educators and industry professionals.

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