Introduction to Operating System Design and Implementation: The OSP 2 Approach (Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science)

Introduction to Operating System Design and Implementation: The OSP 2 Approach (Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science)

By: Scott A. Smolka (author), Michael Kifer (author)Mixed Media

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This book is an introduction to the design and implementation of operating systems using OSP 2, the next generation of the highly popular OSP courseware for undergraduate operating system courses. Coverage details process and thread management; memory, resource and I/0 device management; and interprocess communication. The book allows students to practice these skills in a realistic operating systems programming environment. An Instructors Manual details how to use the OSP Project Generator and sample assignments. Even in one semester, students can learn a host of issues in operating system design.

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Contents

Organization of OSP 2.- Putting it All Together: An Example Session with OSP 2.- Tasks: Management of Tasks (a.k.a. Processes).- Threads: Management and Scheduling of Threads.- Memory: Virtual Memory Management.- Devices: Scheduling of Disk Requests.- FileSys: The File System.- Ports: Interprocess Communication.- Resources: Resource Management.

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/07/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781846288425
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 184
  • ID: 9781846288425
  • weight: 354
  • ISBN10: 1846288428

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