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Operating System Concepts

(Windows Xp Update)

By Peter Baer Galvin,Greg Gagne,Abraham Silberschatz

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| Hardcover | 9780471250609

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Silberschatz: Operating Systems Concepts, 6/e Windows XP Update Edition, the best selling introductory text in the market, continues to provide a solid theoretical foundation for understanding operating systems. The 6/e Update Edition offers improved Continue

Silberschatz: Operating Systems Concepts, 6/e Windows XP Update Edition, the best selling introductory text in the market, continues to provide a solid theoretical foundation for understanding operating systems. The 6/e Update Edition offers improved conceptual coverage, added content to bridge the gap between concepts and actual implementations and a new chapter on the newest Operating System to capture the attention of critics, consumers, and industry alike: Windows XP.

* Brand new chapter on the newest operating system, Windows XP.
* Brand new chapter on Threads has been added and includes coverage of Pthreads and Java threads.
* Brand new chapter on Windows 2000 replaces Windows NT.
* Out with the old, in with the new! All code examples have been rewritten and are now in C.
* Client-server models and NFS coverage has been moved to an earlier part of the text.
* More, more, more... The sixth edition now offers increased coverage of small footprint operating systems such as PalmOS and real-time operating systems.
* Updated! Core material in every chapter has been updated, as has coverage of Linux, Solaris and FreeBSD.

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    Memorial to Professor Chanson

    Every computing student should study Operating System and this is the most standard textbook for this topic. Frankly speaking, I forgot most of the concepts except Dining Philosophers Porblem. Maybe I lost the knowledge of this topic but I believe th ...(continue)

    Every computing student should study Operating System and this is the most standard textbook for this topic. Frankly speaking, I forgot most of the concepts except Dining Philosophers Porblem. Maybe I lost the knowledge of this topic but I believe those HKUST computing students at my age would remember our teacher, Professor Samuel Chanson.

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    Sistemi Operativi

    Fra tutti i campi dell’informatica, quello relativo ai sistemi operativi è forse quello che più si è evoluto negli ultimi vent’anni.
    Oltre agli argomenti teorici e architetturali che stanno alla base di ogni sistema operativo, il testo affronta ...(continue)

    Fra tutti i campi dell’informatica, quello relativo ai sistemi operativi è forse quello che più si è evoluto negli ultimi vent’anni.
    Oltre agli argomenti teorici e architetturali che stanno alla base di ogni sistema operativo, il testo affronta argomenti molto attuali quali sistemi operativi real-time ed embedded, multimedia, sicurezza, protezione, programmazione distribuita.

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    Mattointrip said on Jun 28, 2007 | Add your feedback

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  • English Books
  • Hardcover 976 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 0471250600
  • ISBN-13: 9780471250609
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publish date: 2002-03-08
  • Dimensions: 258 mm x 1,031 mm x 1,547 mm
  • Also available as: Paperback , Others
  • In other languages: other languages 한국 책
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