About the Book :
Operating System Concept is the best-selling introduction in the market, continues to provide a solid theoretical foundation for understanding operating systems. The seventh edition has been updated to offer coverage of the most current topics and applications, improved conceptual coverage and additional content to bridge the gap between concepts and actual implementations. The new two-color design allows for easier navigation and motivation. New exercises, lab projects and review questions help to further reinforce important concepts.
Interesting Facts :
The book contains: Coverage of the latest and most relevant systems, including Windows XPClient-server model is integrated throughout and NFS coverage is presented in the earlier part of the textIncreased coverage of small footprint operating systems such as PalmOS and real-time operating systemsCore material in every chapter offers coverage of Linux, Solaris and FreeBSD (Unix)The seventh edition retains important chapters on: Memory Management, Virtual Memory, Network Structures, and Security. The authors have updated them to reflect the latest trends in operating systems designVariety is always an attractive option: This text teaches general concepts in operating systems while allowing for a choice in implementation systems. Rather than concentrating on a particular operating system or hardware, it discusses key concepts that are applicable to a wide variety of systems.Chapter on LinuxAll code examples are written in C and Java
Part I OverviewIntroductionSystem StructuresPart II Process ManagementProcess-ConceptMultithreaded ProgrammingProcess SchedulingPart III Process CoordinationSynchronizationDeadlocksPart IV: Memory ManagementMemory-Management StrategiesVirtual-Memory ManagementPart V: Storage ManagementFile SystemImplementing File SystemsSecondary-Storage StructureI/O SystemsPart VI Distributed SystemsDistributed Operating SystemsDistributed File SystemsDistributed System StructuresPart VII Protection And SecuritySystem ProtectionSystem SecurityPart VIII Special-Purpose SystemsReal-Time SystemsMultimedia SystemsThe Linux SystemWindows XPInfluential Operating SystemsAppendix A: UNIX BSDAppendix B: The Mach SystemAppendix C: Windows 2000