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eText: 
ISBN-10 0136006310ISBN-13 9780136006312
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-13-600663-9ISBN-13 978-0-13-600663-3
Author(s): Andrew S. Tanenbaum
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2008 Pages: 1104
Description

For Introductory Courses in Operating Systems in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Electrical Engineering programs.

The widely anticipated revision of this worldwide best-seller incorporates the latest developments in operating systems (OS)technologies. The Third Edition includes up-to-date materials on relevant OS such as Linux, Windows, and embedded real-time and multimedia systems. Tanenbaum also provides information on current research based on his experience as an operating systems researcher.

Student Resources Include:

  • Online Exercises - Provide hands-on experience with building as well as analyzing the performance of OS. In particular, these exercises have been designed to provide experience with analyzing the resource consumptions in Windows and Linux.

  • Simulation Exercises - Designed to provide experience with building some key components of an OS, including process scheduling, main memory allocation, paging algorithms and virtual memory, and file systems.

  • Lab Experiments

  • GOAL: Prentice Hall's premier online homework and assessment system for Java Programming, OS, and Database Systems courses in Computer Science.

  • Password-Protected Instructor Resources (Select the Resources Tab to View Downloadable Files):

  • Power Point Lecture Slides

  • Figures in both .jpeg and .eps file format

  • Solutions to Exercises

  • GOAL: Prentice Hall's premier online homework and assessment system for Java Programming, OS, and Database Systems courses in Computer Science.

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