Offering a comprehensive and unified introduction to operating systems, this book provides students with a foundation in key mechanisms of operating systems as well as a look at design issues highlighting the tradeoffs and decisions involved in OS design. Building on fundamental principles, the book presents recent developments such as threads, real-time systems, multiprocessor scheduling, process migrations and security. Throughout, Windows NT, UNIX, and IBM MVS are used as running illustrative examples of actual operating systems. This edition presents a comprehensive and current introduction to distributed operating systems - reflecting current trends in the field and highlighting how distributed operating systems concepts build on concepts found in traditional operating systems. It also provides an internet mailing list, and discusses object-oriented design techniques. This work is intended for use on undergraduate courses in operating systems.
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