Operating system concepts with Java

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John Wiley & Sons, 2004 - Computers - 952 pages
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* New edition of the bestseller provides readers with a clear description of the concepts that underlie operating systems
* Uses Java to illustrate many ideas and includes numerous examples that pertain specifically to popular operating systems such as UNIX, Solaris 2, Windows NT and XP, Mach, the Apple Macintosh OS, IBM's OS/2 and Linux
* Style is even more hands-on than the previous edition, with extensive programming examples written in Java and C
* New coverage includes recent advances in Windows 2000/XP, Linux, Solaris 9, and Mac OS X
* Detailed case studies of Windows XP and Linux give readers full coverage of two very popular operating systems
* Also available from the same authors, the highly successful Operating System Concepts, Sixth Edition (0-471-25060-0)

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Bell Laboratories

Westminster College

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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