Operating system concepts

By: Peterson, James Lyle
Contributor(s): Silberschatz, Abraham
Material type: TextTextSeries: Addison-Wesley Series in Computer SciencePublisher: Reading, Mass. Addison-Wesley Publishing Company 1983Description: 548 p. ill. 25 cm.ISBN: 0201060973Subject(s): Operating systems (Computers)DDC classification: 001.64 Summary: * New edition of the bestseller provides readers with a clear description of the concepts that underlie operating systems * Uses Java to illustrate many ideas and includes numerous examples that pertain specifically to popular operating systems such as UNIX, Solaris 2, Windows NT and XP, Mach, the Apple Macintosh OS, IBM's OS/2 and Linux * Style is even more hands-on than the previous edition, with extensive programming examples written in Java and C * New coverage includes recent advances in Windows 2000/XP, Linux, Solaris 9, and Mac OS X * Detailed case studies of Windows XP and Linux give readers full coverage of two very popular operating systems
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Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [493]-526.

* New edition of the bestseller provides readers with a clear description of the concepts that underlie operating systems
* Uses Java to illustrate many ideas and includes numerous examples that pertain specifically to popular operating systems such as UNIX, Solaris 2, Windows NT and XP, Mach, the Apple Macintosh OS, IBM's OS/2 and Linux
* Style is even more hands-on than the previous edition, with extensive programming examples written in Java and C
* New coverage includes recent advances in Windows 2000/XP, Linux, Solaris 9, and Mac OS X
* Detailed case studies of Windows XP and Linux give readers full coverage of two very popular operating systems

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