Operating System Concepts
OPERATING SYSTEM CONCEPTS
The best-selling book, now in it's fifth edition, provides a solid theoretical foundation for understanding operating systems. Authors Abraham Silberschatz and Peter Galvin discuss key concepts that are applicable to a variety of systems. They also present a large number of examples taken from common operating systems, including Windows NT and Solaris 2. This book teaches general principles in operating systems while giving the teacher and students the flexibility to choose the implementation system.
HIGHLIGHTS A new section on I/O systems comprised of three chapters: I/O Systems, secondary-Storage Structure, and Tertiary-Storage Structure. Two new case studies illustrating Windows NT and Linux. Significantly updated chapters on Memory Management, Virtual Memory, Network Structures, and Security. Examples taken from modern operating systems are used extensively to reinforce the concepts.
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