The design of the UNIX operating system

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Prentice-Hall, 1986 - Computers - 471 pages
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This is the first, and still, the most comprehensive book to describe the sophisticated workings of the UNIX System V kernel--the internal algorithms, the structures that form the basis of the UNIX operating system, and their relationship to the programming interface. System programmers will gain a better understanding of how the kernel works and will be able to compare algorithms used in the UNIX system to algorithms used in other operating systems. Programmers on UNIX systems will gain a deeper understanding of how their programs interact with the system and can thereby code more efficient programs.

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Excellent book if you want to understand fundamentals of OS

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Maurice Bach is a man of information density, why say in one paragraph what you can say and/or imply in one sentence. Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION TO THE KERNEL
19
THE BUFFER CACHE
38
INTERNAL REPRESENTATION OF FILES
60
Copyright

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