A book covering the fundamentals of operating systems, including virtualization of the CPU and memory, threads and concurrency, and file and storage systems. Written by professors active in the field for 20 years, this text has been developed in the classrooms of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and has been used in the instruction of thousands of students.Buy the Kindle format for convenience, or as a simple way to thank the authors for the work they have put into making this resource.
Published by: Arpaci-Dusseau Books | Publication date: 02/16/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition
Modern Operating Systems, Fourth Edition, is intended for introductory courses in Operating Systems in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Electrical Engineering programs. The widely anticipated revision of this worldwide best-seller incorporates the latest developments in operating systems (OS) technologies. The Fourth Edition includes up-to-date materials on relevant OS. Tanenbaum also provides information on current research based on his experience as an operating systems researcher. Modern Operating Systems, Third Edition was the recipient of the 2010 McGuffey Longevity Award. The McGuffey Longevity Award recognizes textbooks whose excellence has been demonstrated over time. http://taaonline.net/index.html Teaching and Learning ExperienceThis program will provide a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. It will help:
- Provide Practical Detail on the Big Picture Concepts: A clear and entertaining writing style outlines the concepts every OS designer needs to master.
- Keep Your Course Current: This edition includes information on the latest OS technologies and developments
- Enhance Learning with Student and Instructor Resources: Students will gain hands-on experience using the simulation exercises and lab experiments.
Published by: Pearson Education | Publication date: 01/23/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 1136 pages
Intended for use in a one- or two-semester undergraduate course in operating systems for computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering majors Operating Systems: Internals and Design Principles provides a comprehensive and unified introduction to operating systems topics. Stallings emphasizes both design issues and fundamental principles in contemporary systems and gives readers a solid understanding of the key structures and mechanisms of operating systems. He discusses design trade-offs and the practical decisions affecting design, performance and security. The book illustrates and reinforces design concepts and ties them to real-world design choices through the use of case studies in Linux, UNIX, Android, and Windows 8. Teaching and Learning ExperienceThis program presents a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. It will help:
- Illustrate Concepts with Running Case Studies: To illustrate the concepts and to tie them to real-world design choices that must be made, four operating systems serve as running examples.
- Easily Integrate Projects in your Course: This book provides an unparalleled degree of support for including a projects component in the course.
- Keep Your Course Current with Updated Technical Content: This edition covers the latest trends and developments in operating systems.
- Provide Extensive Support Material to Instructors and Students: Student and instructor resources are available to expand on the topics presented in the text.
Published by: Pearson Education | Publication date: 09/04/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 800 pages
Operating Systems: Principles and Practice is a textbook for a first course in undergraduate operating systems. In use at dozens of top tier universities, and written by two leading operating systems researchers with decades of experience successfully teaching complex topics to thousands of students, this textbook provides: -- A path for students to understand high level concepts all the way down to working code. -- Extensive worked examples integrated throughout the text provide students concrete guidance for completing homework assignments. -- A focus on up-to-date industry technologies and practiceThe e-book version of Operating Systems: Principles and Practice is broken into 4 volumes: Volume 1: Kernels and Processes Volume 2: Concurrency Volume 3: Memory Management Volume 4: Persistent StorageThis is Volume 1: Kernels and ProcessesIn this volume, we describe the essential steps needed to isolate programs to prevent buggy applications and computer viruses from crashing or taking control of your system.
Published by: Recursive Books | Publication date: 08/25/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 690 pages
Linux: A complete guide to Linux command line for beginners, and how to get started with the Linux operating system!
LINUXDownload This Great Book Today! Available To Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet!Linux is an operating system that is seriously underrated, and in the eyes of many is far superior to any Windows or Mac OS available. Using Linux as your operating system can allow you to better improve the performance of your computer, save yourself money on licensing and applications, and even protect you from malicious viruses. This book covers the basics of Linux, explaining the different versions that are available, along with their varying capabilities. Inside, you will discover how the Linux OS functions, how to install it on your computer, and even how to begin using the command line to perform various tasks. Whether you want to use Linux for all of your computing needs, or if you’re simply curious about this revolutionary open-source operating system, this book provides a solid foundation of knowledge to get you started! Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn Inside…
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Publication date: 12/31/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 46 pages
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Publication date: 01/21/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 87 pages
Create Your Own Operating System: Build, deploy, and test your very own operating systems for the Internet of Things and other devices
Have you ever wanted to build your own operating system, but didn't know where to begin? Then this book is for you! In this book, the author explains everything you need to know from getting and installing the necessary tools to writing, compiling, deploying, and testing your very own operating system. By the time you are done you will have an operating system to call your own. And, don't worry about destroying your existing hardware and software environment as everything in this book is written with the intention of running in a virtualized environment. However, should you choose to do so, the author also explains how to deploy and test your new OS on bare-metal hardware as well.The first few chapters give a brief overview of how modern day computers work. In these chapters you will (re)learn everything from memory allocation, stacks, and bootloaders to low-level machine code and programming languages. After that, you will jump into downloading and installing the tools you will use for building your very own operating system. Here you will learn how to develop a bootloader and kernel just like modern day computers rely on for operating. The last few chapters will explain how to deploy and test your operating system as well as how to expand your OS to do more and even how to cross-compile your shiny new operating system for other devices such as the Raspberry Pi.To give an idea of what you can find in this book, below is the Table of Contents.0x01 OS Basics0x02 Intro to Machine Code0x03 Intro to the Assembly Programming Language0x04 Into to the C Programming Language0x05 Getting Started - Installing VirtualBox - Installing Linux - Installing GNOME - Preparing CentOS and the VM - Troubleshooting VirtualBox Guest Additions - Preparing the Development Environment0x06 Bootstrapping with the Bootloader - Creating the Entry Point - GNU GRUB - Compiling the Entry Point0x07 Welcome to the Kernel0x08 Putting it all Together0x09 Testing Your Operating System0x0A Starting Your Architecture Library - Expanding the Console0x0B Expanding Your OS0x0C Cross-Compiling for Other Architectures - Create a Custom Cross-Compiler - Porting for the Raspberry Pi - Testing on Physical HardwareConclusionAcknowledgementsAppendixIndex
Publication date: 08/21/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 151 pages
Confusing Textbooks? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time? Fortunately for you, there's Schaum's Outlines. More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills. This Schaum's Outline gives you
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Published by: McGraw-Hill Education | Publication date: 12/21/2001Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 234 pages
Learn Linux Administration and Supercharge Your Career!If you're looking to make the jump from being a Linux user to being a Linux administrator, this book is for you! If you're in windows administration and want to learn the ins and outs of Linux administration, start here. This book is also great for Unix administrators switching to Linux administration.Here is what you will learn by reading this Linux System Administration book:
- How the the boot process works on Linux servers and what you can do to control it.
- The various types of messages generated by a Linux system, where they're stored, and how to automatically prevent them from filling up your disks.
- Disk management, partitioning, and file system creation.
- Managing Linux users and groups.
- Exactly how permissions work and how to decipher the most cryptic Linux permissions with ease.
- Networking concepts that apply to system administration and specifically how to configure Linux network interfaces.
- How to use the nano, vi, and emacs editors.
- How to schedule and automate jobs using cron.
- How to switch users and run processes as others.
- How to configure sudo.
- How to find and install software.
- Managing process and jobs.
- How to make the most out of the Linux command line and Linux operating system.
- Several Linux commands you'll need to know.
- Linux shell scripting.
Publication date: 02/05/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 204 pages
LINUX : Interview Guide for Linux Administrator: Self-confidence for successful Interview (Linux Operating System, Kali ,Linux for Beginners,Linux Command Line Handbook, Unix)
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Publication date: 01/17/2018Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 42 pages