Lecture Notes on Operating Systems
by Jelena Mamcenko
Publisher: Vilnius Gediminas Technical University 2010
Number of pages: 76
Operating systems are used on most, but not all, computer systems. Commercially-supplied operating systems are present on virtually all modern devices described as computers, from personal computers to mainframes, as well as mobile computers such as PDAs and mobile phones.
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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.
The purpose of this book is to provide a neutral view of as many Operating Systems as possible. This book strives to provide solid information on Operating Systems without the ever-prevalent 'distribution/Operating System bias'.
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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The lecture notes that cover most of the basic topics of operating systems: key concepts, single-task OS, multi-tasking and multi-user OS, processes and thread, memory and storage, networks - services and protocols, TCP/IP, security considerations.