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
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 2: ConcurrencyIn this volume, we provide a concrete methodology for writing correct concurrent programs that is in widespread use in industry, and we explain the mechanisms for context switching and synchronization from fundamental concepts down to assembly code.
Published by: Recursive Books | Publication date: 08/31/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 439 pages
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, 439 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 4: Persistent StorageIn this volume, we explain the technologies underlying modern extent-based, journaling, and versioning file systems.
Published by: Recursive Books | Publication date: 08/31/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 300 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, 152 pages
There is no plan in the heart of God to be impossibly obtuse so that people must spend their lives painfully scratching their way toward faith. The Operating System of Jesus reveals an unseen foundation that has kept people out of close and intimate union with God, despite 2000 years of Christianity. The connection between people and God has been harmed by the use of an operating system not designed for us: An operating system responsible for the marginalization, disappointment, and vulnerability that many people experience as Christianity.This book pulls out the roots of this harmful and veiled operating system and offers readers fresh eyes to see how and why Jesus did what He did, and the reason He has always been called “The Way.” With masterful structural oversight and insistent clarity, this book takes the reader into freedom where they can apprehend for themselves what it means to be born again and living an empowered life of peace under the protection of God.
Publication date: 05/29/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 261 pages
NOTE: This title is also available as a free eBook. It is offered for sale in print format as a convenience. Get a head start evaluating System Center 2012 R2 - with technical insights from a Microsoft MVP and members of the System Center product team. This guide introduces new features and capabilities, with scenario-based advice on how the platform can meet the needs of your business. Get the high-level overview you need to begin preparing your deployment now. Preview new features and enhancements, including:
- Virtual Machine Manager
- App Controller
- Configuration Manager
- Data Protection Manager
- Operations Manager
- Service Manager
Published by: Microsoft Press | Publication date: 01/15/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 181 pages
Conscious Language: The Logos of Now ~ The Discovery, Code, and Upgrade To Our New Conscious Human Operating System
How much power do our words really carry? Is it possible that our words-the air that we invite into the deepest recesses of our body and then carefully expel through the sacred organ of our vocal chords-have a power that is so great that it was intentionally confused over 5,000 thousand years ago? What would it mean to re-discover the secret of the language that heals our deepest hurts, breathes life into our greatest joys, and literally creates Reality itself? The result of over thirty years of research and the experiences of many thousands of people, Conscious LanguageTM - The Logos of NOW is the premier guide to conscious language in the 21st Century. Through 17 concise chapters, the pioneering work of Robert Tennyson Stevens masterfully leads us on a step-by-step journey in the new science of Conscious Languaging; the science of choosing the words that express our true intent, and knowing that our words are the quantum templates of health, abundance, peace and relationships! - Excerpt of foreword by Gregg Braden, New York Times Best selling author of: The Divine Matrix, The God Code, Secrets of the Lost Mode of Prayer, and The Isaiah Effect. Our outcome in Mastery Systems is to give tools and techniques for individuals to know their own highest choices in any situation, to express their choices with ease and clarity, and to have full-body alignment (head and heart) in their choices. Mastery of ourselves begins with using Conscious LanguageTM. Imagine installing on your inner "heart drive" a new Conscious Human Operating System which keeps you aware and awake to self-sabotage before it can act. Imagine a human computer virus checker which finds all those pesky viruses and limiting beliefs, lies, doubts and agreements with limitation and offers each limitation to your awareness for upgrading. The virus is called the Babel Virus. The upgrade is called Pure Speech (Conscious LanguageTM).
Publication date: 09/04/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 219 pages
“There’s an incredible amount of depth and thinking in the practices described here, and it’s impressive to see it all in one place.” —Win Treese, coauthor of Designing Systems for Internet Commerce The Practice of Cloud System Administration, Volume 2, focuses on “distributed” or “cloud” computing and brings a DevOps/SRE sensibility to the practice of system administration. Unsatisfied with books that cover either design or operations in isolation, the authors created this authoritative reference centered on a comprehensive approach. Case studies and examples from Google, Etsy, Twitter, Facebook, Netflix, Amazon, and other industry giants are explained in practical ways that are useful to all enterprises. The new companion to the best-selling first volume, The Practice of System and Network Administration, Second Edition, this guide offers expert coverage of the following and many other crucial topics: Designing and building modern web and distributed systems
- Fundamentals of large system design
- Understand the new software engineering implications of cloud administration
- Make systems that are resilient to failure and grow and scale dynamically
- Implement DevOps principles and cultural changes
- IaaS/PaaS/SaaS and virtual platform selection
- Upgrade production systems with zero down-time
- What and how to automate; how to decide what not to automate
- On-call best practices that improve uptime
- Why distributed systems require fundamentally different system administration techniques
- Identify and resolve resiliency problems before they surprise you
- Manage the scientific process of continuous improvement
- A forty-page, pain-free assessment system you can start using today
Published by: Addison-Wesley Professional | Publication date: 09/01/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 531 pages