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Exam 98-349 MTA Windows Operating System Fundamentals, 2nd Edition

The Microsoft Official Academic Course (MOAC) textbook for MTA Windows Operating System Fundamentals Exam 98-349 2nd Edition is focused primarily on operating configurations and maintenance in Windows. Successful skills mastery of Exam 98-349 can help students with securing a career within an IT enterprise and help them to differentiate job hunters in today's competitive job market. This exam will cover considerations into the following: •      Understanding Operating System Configurations. •    Installing and Upgrading Client Systems. •    Managing Applications. •    Managing Files and Folders. •    Managing Devices. •    Understanding Operating System Maintenance.   The MOAC IT Professional series is the Official from Microsoft, turn-key Workforce training program that leads to professional certification and was authored for college instructors and college students. MOAC gets instructors ready to teach and students ready for work by delivering essential resources in 5 key areas: Instructor readiness, student software, student assessment, instruction resources, and learning validation. With the Microsoft Official Academic course program, you are getting instructional support from Microsoft; materials that are accurate and make course delivery easy.
Published by: Wiley | Publication date: 05/02/2018
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition

Survey of Operating Systems, 5e

The fifth edition of Jane and Charles Holcombe's Survey of Operating Systems provides an introduction to the most widely used desktop operating systems (including Windows Mac OS and Linux) and includes a more visual approach with illustrations and an interactive approach. Additional hands-on activities help students build a successful foundation for IT success.
Published by: McGraw-Hill Higher Education | Publication date: 02/19/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 512 pages

Real-time Operating Systems: Book 2 - The Practice (The engineering of real-time embedded systems)

There’s something really satisfying about turning theory into practice, bringing with it a great feeling of accomplishment. Moreover it usually deepens and solidifies your understanding of the theoretical aspects of the subject, while at the same time eliminating misconceptions and misunderstandings. So it’s not surprising that the the fundamental philosophy of this book is that ‘theory is best understood by putting it into practice’. Well, that’s fine as it stands. Unfortunately the practice may a bit more challenging, especially in the field of real-time operating systems. First, you need a sensible, practical toolset on which to carry out the work. Second, for many self-learners, cost is an issue; the tools mustn’t be expensive. Third, they mustn’t be difficult to get, use and maintain. So what we have here is our approach to providing you with a low cost toolset for RTOS experimentation.The toolset used for this work consists of:A graphical tool for configuring microcontrollers (specifically STM32F variants) - STM32CubeMX software application.An Integrated Development Environment for the production of machine code.A very low cost single board computer with inbuilt programmer and debuggerAll software, which is free, can be run on Windows, OSX or Linux platforms. The Discovery kit is readily available from many electronic suppliers. The RTOS used for this work is FreeRTOS, which is integrated with the CubeMX tool.The author: Jim Cooling has had many years experience in the area of real-time embedded systems, including electronic, software and system design, project management, consultancy, education and course development. He has published extensively on the subject, his books covering many aspects of embedded-systems work such as real-time interfacing, programming, software design and software engineering. Currently he is a partner in Lindentree Associates (which he formed in 1998), providing consultancy and training for real-time embedded systems.See: www.lindentreeuk.co.uk
Author: Jim Cooling
Published by: Lindentree Associates | Publication date: 05/28/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 365 pages

The Design and Implementation of the FreeBSD Operating System

The most complete, authoritative technical guide to the FreeBSD kernel’s internal structure has now been extensively updated to cover all major improvements between Versions 5 and 11. Approximately one-third of this edition’s content is completely new, and another one-third has been extensively rewritten.   Three long-time FreeBSD project leaders begin with a concise overview of the FreeBSD kernel’s current design and implementation. Next, they cover the FreeBSD kernel from the system-call level down–from the interface to the kernel to the hardware. Explaining key design decisions, they detail the concepts, data structures, and algorithms used in implementing each significant system facility, including process management, security, virtual memory, the I/O system, filesystems, socket IPC, and networking.   This Second Edition   • Explains highly scalable and lightweight virtualization using FreeBSD jails, and virtual-machine acceleration with Xen and Virtio device paravirtualization   • Describes new security features such as Capsicum sandboxing and GELI cryptographic disk protection   • Fully covers NFSv4 and Open Solaris ZFS support   • Introduces FreeBSD’s enhanced volume management and new journaled soft updates   • Explains DTrace’s fine-grained process debugging/profiling   • Reflects major improvements to networking, wireless, and USB support   Readers can use this guide as both a working reference and an in-depth study of a leading contemporary, portable, open source operating system. Technical and sales support professionals will discover both FreeBSD’s capabilities and its limitations. Applications developers will learn how to effectively and efficiently interface with it; system administrators will learn how to maintain, tune, and configure it; and systems programmers will learn how to extend, enhance, and interface with it.   Marshall Kirk McKusick writes, consults, and teaches classes on UNIX- and BSD-related subjects. While at the University of California, Berkeley, he implemented the 4.2BSD fast filesystem. He was research computer scientist at the Berkeley Computer Systems Research Group (CSRG), overseeing development and release of 4.3BSD and 4.4BSD. He is a FreeBSD Foundation board member and a long-time FreeBSD committer. Twice president of the Usenix Association, he is also a member of ACM, IEEE, and AAAS.   George V. Neville-Neil hacks, writes, teaches, and consults on security, networking, and operating systems. A FreeBSD Foundation board member, he served on the FreeBSD Core Team for four years. Since 2004, he has written the “Kode Vicious” column for Queue and Communications of the ACM. He is vice chair of ACM’s Practitioner Board and a member of Usenix Association, ACM, IEEE, and AAAS.   Robert N.M. Watson is a University Lecturer in systems, security, and architecture in the Security Research Group at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory. He supervises advanced research in computer architecture, compilers, program analysis, operating systems, networking, and security. A FreeBSD Foundation board member, he served on the Core Team for ten years and has been a committer for fifteen years. He is a member of Usenix Association and ACM.
Published by: Addison-Wesley Professional | Publication date: 09/25/2014
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 926 pages

Embedded Systems: Real-Time Operating Systems for ARM Cortex-M Microcontrollers

This book is self-published and is printed on demand. The original ISBN was generated in 2012, but if you purchase the book new from CreateSpace or Amazon you will get the new version, which was uploaded January 3, 2017. This book, now in its fourth edition (January 2017), is the third in a series of three books that teach the fundamentals of embedded systems as applied to ARM Cortex-M microcontrollers. This book specifically covers the TM4C and MSP432 microcontrollers; however, it could be used with any Cortex-M microcontroller. This third volume is primarily written for senior undergraduate or first-year graduate electrical and computer engineering students. It could also be used for professionals wishing to design or deploy a real-time operating system onto an ARM platform. The first book Embedded Systems: Introduction to the ARM Cortex-M Microcontroller is an introduction to computers and interfacing focusing on assembly language and C programming. The second book Embedded Systems: Real-Time Interfacing to ARM Cortex-M Microcontroller focuses on interfacing and the design of embedded systems. This third book is an advanced book focusing on operating systems, high-speed interfacing, control systems, robotics, Bluetooth, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Rather than buying and deploying an existing OS, the focus is on fundamental principles, so readers can write their-own OS. Embedded systems are a ubiquitous component of our everyday lives. We interact with hundreds of tiny computers every day that are embedded into our houses, our cars, our toys, and our work. As our world has become more complex, so have the capabilities of the microcontrollers embedded into our devices. An embedded system is a system that performs a specific task and has a computer embedded inside. A system is comprised of components and interfaces connected together for a common purpose. Specific topics include microcontrollers, design, verification, hardware/software synchronization, interfacing devices to the computer, real-time operating systems, data collection and processing, motor control, analog filters, digital filters, and real-time signal processing. This book employs many approaches to learning. It will not include an exhaustive recapitulation of the information in data sheets. First, it begins with basic fundamentals, which allows the reader to solve new problems with new technology. Second, the book presents many detailed design examples. These examples illustrate the process of design. There are multiple structural components that assist learning. Checkpoints, with answers in the back, are short easy to answer questions providing immediate feedback while reading. Simple homework questions provide more detailed learning opportunities. The book includes a glossary so that information can be searched. The most important learning experiences in a class like this are of course the laboratories. More detailed lab descriptions are available on the web. Specifically for Volume 1, look at the lab assignments for EE319K. For Volume 2 refer to the EE445L labs, and for this volume, look at the lab assignments for EE445M/EE380L.6. There is a web site accompanying this book http://users.ece.utexas.edu/~valvano/arm. Posted here are Keil uVision projects for each the example programs in the book. You will also find data sheets and Excel spreadsheets relevant to the material in this book. The book will cover embedded systems for the ARM Cortex-M with specific details on the MSP432, TM4C123, and TM4C1294. Most of the topics can be run on any of these Texas Instruments LaunchPads. Ethernet examples can be run on the TM4C1294. Although the solutions are specific for the MSP432/TM4C families, it will be possible to use this book for other Cortex-M derivatives.
Published by: Jonathan Valvano | Publication date: 01/06/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 487 pages

Robot Operating System (ROS) for Absolute Beginners: Robotics Programming Made Easy

Learn how to get started with robotics programming using Robot Operation System (ROS). Targeted for absolute beginners in ROS, Linux, and Python, this short guide shows you how to build your own robotics projects.ROS is an open-source and flexible framework for writing robotics software. With a hands-on approach and sample projects, Robot Operating System for Absolute Beginners will enable you to begin your first robot project. You will learn the basic concepts of working with ROS and begin coding with ROS APIs in both C++ and Python.What You’ll Learn
  • Install ROS
  • Review fundamental ROS concepts
  • Work with frequently used commands in ROS
  • Build a mobile robot from scratch using ROS
Who This Book Is ForAbsolute beginners with little to no programming experience looking to learn robotics programming.
Published by: Apress | Publication date: 05/24/2018
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 295 pages

Modern Operating Systems

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Modern Operating Systems, Fourth Edition, is intended for introductory courses in Operating Systems in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Electrical Engineering programs. It also serves as a useful reference for OS professionals ¿ 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 Editionwas 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 Experience This 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 | Publication date: 04/02/2014
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 1136 pages

Guide to Operating Systems

Readers master the latest information for working on Windows, Mac OS, and UNIX/Linux platforms with GUIDE TO OPERATING SYSTEMS, 5E. Learners examine operating system theory, installation, upgrading, configuring operating system and hardware, file systems, virtualization, security, hardware options, storage, resource sharing, network connectivity, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Easily understood and highly practical, GUIDE TO OPERATING SYSTEMS, 5E is the resource today’s readers need to deepen their understanding of different operating systems. This edition helps readers understand the fundamental concepts of computer operating systems. The book specifically addresses Windows 10 and earlier Windows client OSs, Windows Server 2012 R2 and earlier Windows server OSs with a preview of Windows Server 2016, Fedora Linux, and Mac OS X El Capitan and earlier. In addition, general information introduces many other operating systems.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Greg Tomsho
Published by: Cengage Learning | Publication date: 08/30/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 688 pages

Database Reliability Engineering: Designing and Operating Resilient Database Systems

The infrastructure-as-code revolution in IT is also affecting database administration. With this practical book, developers, system administrators, and junior to mid-level DBAs will learn how the modern practice of site reliability engineering applies to the craft of database architecture and operations. Authors Laine Campbell and Charity Majors provide a framework for professionals looking to join the ranks of today’s database reliability engineers (DBRE).You’ll begin by exploring core operational concepts that DBREs need to master. Then you’ll examine a wide range of database persistence options, including how to implement key technologies to provide resilient, scalable, and performant data storage and retrieval. With a firm foundation in database reliability engineering, you’ll be ready to dive into the architecture and operations of any modern database.This book covers:
  • Service-level requirements and risk management
  • Building and evolving an architecture for operational visibility
  • Infrastructure engineering and infrastructure management
  • How to facilitate the release management process
  • Data storage, indexing, and replication
  • Identifying datastore characteristics and best use cases
  • Datastore architectural components and data-driven architectures
Published by: O'Reilly Media | Publication date: 10/26/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 294 pages

Understanding Operating Systems

Discover a clear, straightforward explanation of both current operating system theory and today’s practices within UNDERSTANDING OPERATING SYSTEMS, 8E. This leading book's proven approach begins with a valuable discussion of fundamentals before introducing specific operating systems. Fully updated, timely content offers an expanded analysis of how modern innovations, such as multi-core processing and wireless technologies, have impacted today’s operating systems. Revised Research Topics within this edition’s practical exercises encourage readers to research emerging and influential topics independently. In addition, updates throughout the final four chapters now highlight information on the most current versions of UNIX (including the latest Macintosh OS), Linux, Windows, and Android to equip users with the contemporary knowledge and skills needed to working most effectively with today’s systems.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Published by: Cengage Learning | Publication date: 03/15/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 592 pages
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