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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