Distributed Operating Systems / Edition 1

Distributed Operating Systems / Edition 1

by Andrew S. Tanenbaum
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0132199084

ISBN-13: 9780132199087

Pub. Date: 08/23/1994

Publisher: Pearson

As distributed computer systems become more pervasive, there is a need for a book that explains how their operating systems are designed and implemented. This book, which is a revised and expanded Part II of the best selling MODERN OPERATING SYSTEMS, fulfills that need. KEY TOPICS: It covers the material from the original book, including

Overview

As distributed computer systems become more pervasive, there is a need for a book that explains how their operating systems are designed and implemented. This book, which is a revised and expanded Part II of the best selling MODERN OPERATING SYSTEMS, fulfills that need. KEY TOPICS: It covers the material from the original book, including communication, synchronization, processes and file systems, and adds new material on distributed shared memory. It also contains 4 detailed case studies, Amoeba, Mach, Chorus, and OSF/DCE. Tanenbaum's trademark writing style provides the reader with a thorough yet concise treatment of distributed systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132199087
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/23/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
614
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Introduction to Distributed Systems.

2. Communication in Distributed Systems.

3. Synchronization in Distributed Systems.

4. Processes and Processors in Distributed Systems.

5. Distributed File Systems.

6. Distributed Shared Memory.

7. Case Study I: Amoeba.

8. Case Study II: Mach.

9. Case Study III: Chorus.

10. Case Study IV: DCE.

Index.

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