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ISBN-10 0132310007ISBN-13 9780132310000
ISBN-10 013230998XISBN-13 9780132309981
Author(s): William Stallings
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 816

For introductory courses on operating systems.

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 UNIX and Windows.

Operating Systems: Internals and Design Principles, 6e received the 2009 Textbook Excellence Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA)!