Operating Systems by Gary Nutt

Book Title Operating Systems
Citation Nutt (2003)
Author Gary Nutt
Edition 3rd Edition
ISBN-13 978-0201773446
Publisher Addison Wesley
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Course CS703 - Advanced Operating Systems
Instructor Mr. Farhan Zaidi

Operating Systems provides an understanding of contemporary operating system concepts by integrating the principles behind the design of all operating systems with how they are put into practice in the real world. Throughout, Gary Nutt provides a complete discussion of operating concepts and supplements this with real code examples, algorithms, and discussions about implementation issues. The book also includes many lab exercises that provide students with the opportunity to practice with Linux, UNIX, and Windows.

Coverage of mobile and wireless systems introduced. - Chapter on security updated and expanded. - More on threads, including UNIX and Windows threads, as well as a project. - Information added on SMP/multiprocessors. - Pedagogy redesigned to enhance readability. - Extensive new exercises to provide practice for students. - Presents the underlying theory of operating systems, and illustrates this material with examples from real operating systems. - NEW! Coverage of mobile and wireless systems introduced. - NEW! Chapter on security updated and expanded. - NEW! More on threads, including UNIX and Windows threads, as well as a project. - NEW! Information added on SMP/multiprocessors. - NEW! Pedagogy redesigned to enhance readability. - NEW! Extensive new exercises to provide practice for students. - Presents the underlying theory of operating systems, and illustrates this material with examples from real operating systems.

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