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ISBN-10 007748035XISBN-13 9780077480356
ISBN-10 0073518174ISBN-13 9780073518176
Author(s): Holcombe, Jane; Holcombe, Charles
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 448

McGraw-Hill is proud to introduce the third edition of Jane and Charles Holcombe's,Survey of Operating Systems. This edition is a unique revision of the successful previous editions. Every chapter has been updated to include more illustrations and hands-on activities for students building a foundation for IT success through a fundamental understanding of desktop operating systems, including Windows 7, Mac OS X, and Linux. Due to market feedback and customer response, the textbook has been streamlined to provide a new pedagogy, including more extensive coverage on security that is, presented earlier in the text, and a new chapter on Desktop Virtualisation. Survey of Operating Systems offers today's student a visual, interactive, and empowering approach to learning desktop operating systems so they can build their foundation for IT success!