A Short Introduction to Operating Systems
by Mark Burgess
Number of pages: 140
These are the lecture notes of Operating Systems, courtesy of Mark Burgess, a full professor at the Faculty of Engineering of University College Oslo, Norway. The notes cover most of the basic topics of operating systems, many which have only been covered superficially. Nevertheless, readers will find these lecture notes as a decent introduction material that should give them a good grasp on the subject of operating systems.
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by Allen B. Downey - Green Tea Press
A textbook that introduces the principles of synchronization for concurrent programming. It identifies patterns that are useful for a variety of synchronization problems and then show how they can be assembled into solutions.
by Remzi H. Arpaci-Dusseau, Andrea C. Arpaci-Dusseau - University of Wisconsin
The three easy pieces refer to the three major thematic elements the book is organized around: virtualization, concurrency, and persistence. In discussing these concepts, we'll end up discussing most of the important things an operating system does.
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