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ISBN-10 0132496437ISBN-13 9780132496438
ISBN-10 0321486137ISBN-13 9780321486134
Author(s): Umakishore Ramachandran; William D. Leahy
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 784

In the early days of computing, hardware and software systems were designed separately. Today, as multicore systems predominate, this separation is becoming impractical.

Computer Systems examines the key elements of all computer systems using an integrated approach that treats hardware and software as part of the same, larger system. Students gain important insights into the interplay between hardware and software and leave the course with a better understanding of a modern computer system