Author: Abraham Silberschatz,Peter B. Galvin,Greg Gagne
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
View: 4249By staying current, remaining relevant, and adapting to emerging course needs, Operating System Concepts by Abraham Silberschatz, Peter Baer Galvin and Greg Gagne has defined the operating systems course through nine editions. This second edition of the Essentials version is based on the recent ninth edition of the original text. Operating System Concepts Essentials comprises a subset of chapters of the ninth edition for professors who want a shorter text and do not cover all the topics in the ninth edition. The new second edition of Essentials will be available as an ebook at a very attractive price for students. The ebook will have live links for the bibliography, cross-references between sections and chapters where appropriate, and new chapter review questions. A two-color printed version is also available.
Author: David Donald Miller
View: 2430OpenVMS Operating System Concepts, Second Edition uses a new approach to explain the OpenVMS operating system. Combining discussions of operating system theory with examples of its applications in key OpenVMS operating system facilities, the book provides a thoughtful introduction for application programmers, systems managers, and students. The books shows how OpenVMS system services can tap the power of operating system facilities to perform critical tasks on behalf of applications. It has been updated for OpenVMS and gives program examples in C. � Updated for OpenVMS � Shows program examples in C
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Operating systems (Computers)
View: 2125This best selling introductory text in the market provides a solid theoretical foundation for understanding operating systems. The 6/e Update Edition offers improved conceptual coverage, added content to bridge the gap between concepts and actual implementations and a new chapter on the newest Operating System to capture the attention of critics, consumers, and industry alike: Windows XP.· Computer-System Structures · Operating-System Structures · Processes · Threads · CPU Scheduling · Process Synchronization · Deadlocks · Memory Management · Virtual Memory · File-System Interface · File-System Implementation · I/O Systems · Mass-Storage Structure · Distributed System Structures · Distributed File Systems · Distributed Coordination · Protection · Security · The Linux System · Windows 2000 · Windows XP · Historical Perspective
A Tutorial Guide
Author: Michael J. Jipping
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
View: 8895Smartphone Operating System Concepts with Symbian OS uses Symbian OS as a vehicle to discuss operating system concepts as they are applied to mobile operating systems.It is this focus that makes this tutorial guide both invaluable and extremely relevant for today's student.In addition to presenting and discussing operating system concepts, this book also includes exercises that compare and contrast Symbian OS, Unix/Linux and Microsoft Windows. These assignments can be worked on in a classroom laboratory or in a student's own time. The book is replete with examples (both conceptual and applied to handhelds) as well as: * Summaries at the end of each chapter. * Problems the students can do as homework. * Experiment-oriented exercises and questions for students to complete on a handheld device * A reading list, bibliography and a list of sources for handheld software It also contains a series of on-line laboratories based on the software developed for Symbian OS devices. Students can perform these labs anywhere, and can use printing and e-mail facilities to construct lab write-ups and hand in assignments. Students, for the first time, will be taught Symbian OS concepts so that they can start developing smartphone applications and become part of the mass-market revolution.
Author: Abraham Silberschatz,Greg Gagne,Peter B. Galvin
View: 8626The tenth edition of Operating System Concepts has been revised to keep it fresh and up-to-date with contemporary examples of how operating systems function, as well as enhanced interactive elements to improve learning and the student’s experience with the material. It combines instruction on concepts with real-world applications so that students can understand the practical usage of the content. End-of-chapter problems, exercises, review questions, and programming exercises help to further reinforce important concepts. New interactive self-assessment problems are provided throughout the text to help students monitor their level of understanding and progress. A Linux virtual machine (including C and Java source code and development tools) allows students to complete programming exercises that help them engage further with the material. The Enhanced E-Text is also available bundled with an abridged print companion and can be ordered by contacting customer service here: ISBN: 9781119456339 Price: $97.95 Canadian Price: $111.50
Author: Shital Vivek Ghate
Publisher: Educreation Publishing
View: 4409This book contains the introductory information about the operating system and the basics of Linux commands for graduation level studies. This book provides the concepts of operating system. It contains the fundamental concepts which are applicable to various operating systems. Unit-I explains what is operating system and how the concepts of operating system has developed, contains resource management, structure of operating system, services provided by operating system, types of operating systemit contains the common features of the operating system. Unit- II and III deals with the internal algorithm and structure of operating system, it contains Process concept, Process State, Threads, Concurrent process, CPU scheduling, Scheduling Algorithms. They provide a firm practical understanding of the algorithm used. Unit-IV contains File Concept, Operations on Files, Types of files, Access Methods, Allocation methods, Directory structure, Structure of Linux Operating System.Unit- V contains Shell related operations and basic Linux commands like Changing the running shell, Changing the shell prompt, Creating user account, Creating alias for long command, Input/output Redirection, Redirecting Standard Output/Input, Pipe lines, Filters, ls, cat,wc,, Manipulating files and directories using cp, mv, rm, pwd, cd, mkdir, rmdir commands, vi Editor, Compressing files (gzip, gunzip commands), Archiving Files( tar), Managing disk space: df, du, Changing Your Password, File access permissions, Granting access to files: (chmod command), Creating group account, Communication commands like who, who I am, mesg, write, talk, wall.
Author: Abraham Silberschatz,Peter Baer Galvin,Greg Gagne
Category: Java (Computer program language)
View: 1734The award–winning team of Abraham Silberschatz, Peter Galvin, and Greg Gagne gets system administrators right up to speed on all the key concepts of computer operating systems. This new edition gives them a thorough theoretical foundation that they can apply to a wide variety of systems as they progress to the next level of their computer work. It presents several new Java example programs including features in Java 7. Increased coverage is offered on user perspective, OS design, security, and distributed programming. New exercises are also provided to reinforce the concepts and enable system administrators to design with confidence.
Concepts and Techniques
Author: M. Naghibzadeh
View: 9952"Operating System" is the most essential program of all, without which it becomes cumbersome to work with a computer. It is the interface between the hardware and computer users making the computer a pleasant device to use. "The Operating System: Concepts and Techniques" clearly defines and explains the concepts: process (responsibility, creation, living, and termination), thread (responsibility, creation, living, and termination), multiprogramming, multiprocessing, scheduling, memory management (non-virtual and virtual), interprocess communication/synchronization (busy-wait-based, semaphore-based, and message-based), deadlock, and starvation. Real-life techniques presented are based on UNIX, Linux, and contemporary Windows. The book has briefly discussed agent-based operating systems, macro-kernel, microkernel, extensible kernels, distributed, and real-time operating systems. The book is for everyone who is using a computer but is still not at ease with the way the operating system manages programs and available resources in order to perform requests correctly and speedily. High school and university students will benefit the most, as they are the ones who turn to computers for all sorts of activities, including email, Internet, chat, education, programming, research, playing games etc. It is especially beneficial for university students of Information Technology, Computer Science and Engineering. Compared to other university textbooks on similar subjects, this book is downsized by eliminating lengthy discussions on subjects that only have historical value.
CONCEPTS AND DESIGN
Author: PRADEEP K. SINHA
Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
View: 3186The highly praised book in communications networking from IEEE Press, now available in the Eastern Economy Edition.This is a non-mathematical introduction to Distributed Operating Systems explaining the fundamental concepts and design principles of this emerging technology. As a textbook for students and as a self-study text for systems managers and software engineers, this book provides a concise and an informal introduction to the subject.
Author: Abraham Silberschatz,Peter B. Galvin,Greg Gagne
View: 9955By staying current, remaining relevant, and adapting to emerging course needs, Operating System Concepts by Abraham Silberschatz, Peter Baer Galvin and Greg Gagne has defined the operating systems course through nine editions. This second edition of the Essentials version is based on the recent ninth edition of the original text. Operating System Concepts Essentials comprises a subset of chapters of the ninth edition for professors who want a shorter text and do not cover all the topics in the ninth edition. The new second edition of Essentials will be available as an ebook at a very attractive price for students. The ebook will have live links for the bibliography, cross-references between sections and chapters where appropriate, and new chapter review questions. A two-color printed version is also available.
Author: Richard Fox
Publisher: CRC Press
View: 5674A True Textbook for an Introductory Course, System Administration Course, or a Combination Course Linux with Operating System Concepts merges conceptual operating system (OS) and Unix/Linux topics into one cohesive textbook for undergraduate students. The book can be used for a one- or two-semester course on Linux or Unix. It is complete with review sections, problems, definitions, concepts, and relevant introductory material, such as binary and Boolean logic, OS kernels, and the role of the CPU and memory hierarchy. Details for Introductory and Advanced Users The book covers Linux from both the user and system administrator positions. From a user perspective, it emphasizes command line interaction. From a system administrator perspective, the text reinforces shell scripting with examples of administration scripts that support the automation of administrator tasks. Thorough Coverage of Concepts and Linux Commands The author incorporates OS concepts not found in most Linux/Unix textbooks, including kernels, file systems, storage devices, virtual memory, and process management. He also introduces computer science topics, such as computer networks and TCP/IP, binary numbers and Boolean logic, encryption, and the GNUs C compiler. In addition, the text discusses disaster recovery planning, booting, and Internet servers.
Concepts and Practice
Author: Doreen L. Galli
Publisher: Pearson Education
View: 2941This book explores the concepts and practice in distributed computing, and is designed to be useful in helping practitioners and corporate training keep up with software technology that pertains to a majority of all computers and their applications. A two-part approach presents the basic foundation for distributed computing and then expands on these topics to cover advanced distributed operating systems. It describes in detail every major aspect of the topics, and includes relevant examples of real operating systems to reinforce concepts and illustrate decisions that must be made by distributed system designers. Chapters include information on interprocess communication, memory management, concurrency control, and object-based operating systems. More advance material covers distributed process management, file systems, synchronization, and security. For developers and managers active in the client/server technology industry who want to update and enhance their knowledge base.
Author: Abraham Silberschatz
View: 9608This text, Applied Operating Systems Concepts, is based on the best selling text Operating System Concepts, 5/e (OSC), 1998 by Abraham Silberschatz and Peter Baer Galvin. Like OSC, Applied provides a clear description of the concepts that underlie operating systems. One of the key differences is that Java is used to present many of these ideas and included are numerous examples that pertain specifically to popular operating systems such as UNIX, Solaris 2, Windows NT, Mach, the Apple Macintosh OS, IBM's OS/2 and Linux.The advent of Java technology has given the authors an excellent vehicle to illustrate many of the most important concepts in modern operating systems today. Topics like multitasking, CPU scheduling, process synchronization, deadlock, security, and distributed systems lend themselves very well to demonstrations using Java technology.