A Guide to Operating Systems: Troubleshooting and Problem Solving

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Course Technology, 1999 - Operating systems (Computers) - 466 pages
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This title provides a survey of operating systems in use in business in the late-1990s and prepares technicians to maintain and support them. Featuring end-of-chapter review questions, hands-on projects, and in-depth case projects, skills can be practised as they are learned.

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GLENFORD J. MYERS is currently Director of Spectrum Signals. He is a former senior staff member of IBM's Systems Research Institute, as well as the former CEO and founder of RadiSys Corporation.

TOM BADGETT is Chief Information Officer for IdleAire Technologies Corporation and manages a team of software developers who design and maintain sophisticated, real-time billing and customer support systems for this national firm. He has published more than fifty books on software and hardware and has served as technical editor for PCjr Magazine and Digital News. He has written hundreds of articles for major computer-oriented magazines.

TODD M. THOMAS is a professional software developer and database administrator with over nine years of experience. His career has exposed him to all sizes of software projects for both the private and government sectors. He has also authored Java Data Access, a book on how to use Java technology to leverage enterprise data stores.

COREY SANDLER is President of Word Association, a developer of computer, science, business, and travel books for many of the country's largest publishing companies. He is the author of the bestseller Fix Your Own PC, and a former editorial director and editor in chief of Digital News. He has also served as New York bureau chief for PC Week and first executive editor of PC Magazine.

Michael Palmer is an industry consultant and teacher who has written numerous networking and operating systems books, including best-selling books about Windows Server systems and UNIX/Linux. He holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of Colorado and has worked over 25 years in higher education and in the industry as a teacher, systems and networking specialist, technical manager, and consultant. He is president of CertQuick, which provides computer and network consulting services, technical authoring services, and computer science curriculum development for schools. Dr. Palmer is the author of many other books in the industry.

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