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Operating System Concepts, 9th Edition

Operating System Concepts, 9th Edition

Abraham Silberschatz, Peter B. Galvin, Greg Gagne

ISBN: 978-1-118-06333-0

Dec 2012

976 pages

Out of stock

$190.95

Description

Operating System Conceptsnow in its ninth edition, continues to provide a solid theoretical foundation for understanding operating systems. The ninth edition has been thoroughly updated to include contemporary examples of how operating systems function. The text includes content to bridge the gap between concepts and actual implementations. End-of-chapter problems, exercises, review questions, and programming exercises help to further reinforce important concepts.  A new Virtual Machine provides interactive exercises to help engage students with the material.

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PART ONE OVERVIEW

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Operating-System Structures

PART TWO PROCESS MANAGEMENT

Chapter 3 Processes

Chapter 4 Threads

Chapter 5 Process Synchronization

Chapter 6 CPU Scheduling

Chapter 7 Deadlocks

PART THREE MEMORY MANAGEMENT

Chapter 8 Main Memory

Chapter 9 Virtual Memory

PART FOUR STORAGE MANAGEMENT

Chapter 10 Mass-Storage Structure

Chapter 11 File-System Interface

Chapter 12: File-System Implementation

Chapter 13 I/O Systems

PART FIVE PROTECTION AND SECURITY

Chapter 14 Protection

Chapter 15 Security

PART SIX ADVANCED TOPICS

Chapter 16 Virtual Machines

Chapter 17 Distributed Systems

PART SEVEN CASE STUDIES

Chapter 18 The Linux System

Chapter 19 Windows 7

Chapter 20 Influential Operating Systems

PART EIGHT APPENDICES

APPENDIX A BSD UNIX

APPENDIX B The Mach System

  • New, updated content throughout including increased coverage of multicore systems and parallel programming, new coverage of mobile systems including IOS and Android, updated coverage of Memory, and an update of the Linux chapter to include the 3.4 kernel.
  • New chapters on virtual machines and Windows 7.
  • Integrated coverage of Linux and Windows throughout.
  • Streamlined the second half of the book by consolidating three networking chapters into one completely rewritten  chapter and eliminating the multimedia chapter.
  • Many new exercises, programming problems, and programming projects.
  • Offers a more interactive experience with exercises using a Linux Virtual Machine with GCC development environment and Linux source code distribution
  • Uses real-world operating systems to illustrate fundamental operating system concepts.
    • Particular attention is paid to the Microsoft family of operating systems and various versions of UNIX (Solaris, BSD, and Mac OS X).
    • Teaches general concepts in operating systems while allowing for a choice in implementation systems. Rather than concentrating on a particular operating system or hardware, the text discusses key concepts that are applicable to a wide variety of systems.
  • Currency of coverage:
    • Guided by many comments and suggestions from users and the authors' own observations about the rapidly changing fields of operating systems, chapter material represents the most current thought and practice in operating systems.
    • Coverage of open-source operating systems (Chapter 1).  
  • Abundant opportunity for student practice:
    • Practice Exercises, Exercises, and Programming Problems.