Operating Systems: Three Easy Pieces
by Remzi H. Arpaci-Dusseau, Andrea C. Arpaci-Dusseau
Publisher: University of Wisconsin 2013
Number of pages: 717
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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by Niklaus Wirth, Jürg Gutknecht
Here are the results of Project Oberon, which goal was to design an entire system from scratch. It gives advice on how a system might be built, and demonstrates how one was built. Program listings alone contain the ultimate explanations.
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 Max Hailperin - Gustavus Adolphus College
Intended for juniors, seniors, and first-year graduate students, this book takes a modern approach to the Operating Systems course. By using this text, students will obtain an understanding of how contemporary operating systems and middleware work.
by Hugh Murrell - University of KwaZulu-Natal
Contents: Introduction to Unix; ANSI C for Programmers on UNIX Systems; Operating Systems Theory (Process Synchronization, InterProcess Communication under Unix, Deadlock, Scheduling, Virtual Memory and Paging, Computer Security, etc.).