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Operating System Concepts with Java, 8th Edition

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Operating System Concepts with Java 8/e continues to evolve with emerging course needs and to provide a solid theoretical foundation for understanding operating systems.  The eighth 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 supports student motivation. New end-of-chapter, exercises, review questions, and programming exercises help to further reinforce important concepts. WileyPLUS, including a test bank, self-check exercises, and a student solutions manual, is now part of the comprehensive support package. This version provides examples and problems in Java, a language that many undergraduates are more comfortable with than the C of the regular version.
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Table of Contents

Part One. Overview.

Chapter 1. Introduction.

Chapter 2. Operating-System Structures.

Part Two. Process Management.

Chapter 3. Processes.

Chapter 4. Threads.

Chapter 5. CPU Scheduling.

Chapter 6. Process Synchronization.

Chapter 7. Deadlocks.

Part Three. Memory Management.

Chapter 8. Main Memory.

Chapter 9. Virtual Memory.

Part Four. Storage Management.

Chapter 10. File-System Interface.

Chapter 11. File-System Implementation.

Chapter 12. Mass-Storage Structure.

Chapter 13. I/O Systems.

Part Five. Protection and Security.

Chapter 14. Protection.

Chapter 15. Security.

Part Six. Distributed Systems.

Chapter 16. Distributed System Structures.

Chapter 17. Distributed File Systems.

Chapter 18. Distributed Coordination.

Part Seven. Special Purpose Systems.

Chapter 19. Real-Time Systems.

Chapter 20. Multimedia Systems.

Part Eight. Case Studies.

Chapter 21. The Linux System.

Chapter 22. Windows XP.

Chapter 23. Influential Operating Systems.

Part Nine. Appendices.

Appendix A. BSD UNIX (contents online).

Appendix B. The Mach System (contents online).

Appendix C. Windows 2000 (contents online).

Appendix D. Distributed Communication (contents online).

Appendix E. Java Primer (contents online).




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Author Information

Abraham Silberschatz is the Sidney J. Weinberg Professor and Chair of Computer Science at Yale University. Prior to joining Yale, he was Vice President of the Information Sciences Research Center at Bell Laboratories. Prior to that, he held a chaired professorship in the Depart of Computer Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin.

Professor Silberschatz 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 Education Award, and the 1997 ACM SIGMOD Contribution Award. In recognition of his outstanding level of innovation and technical excellence, he was awarded the Bell Laboratories President’s Award for three different Projects – the QTM Project (1998), the DataBlitz Project (1999), and the NetInventory Project (2004).

Professor Silberschatz’s writings have appeared in numerous AVM and IEEE publications and other professional conferences and journals. He is a coauthor of the textbook Database Systems Concepts. He has also written Op-Ed articles for the New York Times, the Boston Globe, and the Hartford Courant, among others.

Peter Baer Galvin is the chief technologist for Corporate Technologies (www.cptech.com), a computer facility reseller and integrator. Before that, Mr. Galvin was systems manager for Brown University’s Computer Science Department. He is also Sun columnist for ;login: magazine. Mr. Galvin has written articles for Byte and other magazines, and has written columns for SunWorld and SysAdmin magazines. As a consultant and trainer, he has given talks and taught tutorials on security and system administration worldwide.

Greg Gagne is chair of the Computer Science department at Westminister College in Salt Lake City where he has been teaching since 1990. In addition to teaching operating systems, he also teaches computer networks, distributed systems, and software engineering. He also provides workshops to computer science educators and industry professionals.


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New To This Edition

  • New and updated coverage of multicore systems, clustered computers, virtual machines, transactional memory, NUMA, and other topics.
  • New programming assignments
  • A set of simulators is used in several chapters, with new assignments in WileyPLUS.
  • New practice exercises with solutions (not from text) in WileyPLUS
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  • Java used to illustrate key points
  • Case studies and up-to-date examples
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