Operating System Concepts with Java / Edition 8

Operating System Concepts with Java / Edition 8

by Abraham Silberschatz, Peter B. Galvin, Greg Gagne
     
 

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ISBN-10: 047050949X

ISBN-13: 9780470509494

Pub. Date: 11/09/2009

Publisher: Wiley

We've come a long way since the classic book The Organization Man first introduced the "ideal" 2-person career -- a full-time male breadwinner and a stay-at-home wife. What typified the '50s good life is in stark contrast to contemporary reality: 63% of all married women with children under six years old are in the workforce and 40% of all workers are part of a

Overview

We've come a long way since the classic book The Organization Man first introduced the "ideal" 2-person career -- a full-time male breadwinner and a stay-at-home wife. What typified the '50s good life is in stark contrast to contemporary reality: 63% of all married women with children under six years old are in the workforce and 40% of all workers are part of a dual-earner couple.

Work and the Family -- Allies or Enemies? offers a fresh new tens for viewing the real struggles young, career-minded professionals -- particularly women -- face in their daily battle to find ways of "getting a life" and "having it all". Based on a pioneering study that followed more than 800 business professionals through the early years of their careers and family building, this volume wilt help readers begin to make sense of the conflicting variables of gender, professional culture, social expectations, and the evolving roles of men and women in creating an integrated life. In this rich, inspiring, and at times disturbing look at how gender affects the lives of men and women trying to manage the complexities of modern living, the authors demonstrate why it is critical not only to acquire time management skills, but also to learn how to manage the boundaries between the spheres of work and family, to handle ambiguity, to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and to build networks of support at work and in the community.

Here then is a prescription for success that requires that all parties -- individuals, employers, and society -- clarify what is important, recognize and support the whole person, and continually experiment with new ways to achieve meaningful goals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470509494
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/09/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1040
Sales rank:
1,096,439
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part One. Overview.

Chapter 1. Introduction.

Chapter 2. Operating-System Structures.

Part Two. Process Management.

Chapter 3. Processes.

Chapter 4. Threads.

Chapter 5. CPU Scheduling.

Chapter 6. Process Synchronization.

Chapter 7. Deadlocks.

Part Three. Memory Management.

Chapter 8. Main Memory.

Chapter 9. Virtual Memory.

Part Four. Storage Management.

Chapter 10. File-System Interface.

Chapter 11. File-System Implementation.

Chapter 12. Mass-Storage Structure.

Chapter 13. I/O Systems.

Part Five. Protection and Security.

Chapter 14. Protection.

Chapter 15. Security.

Part Six. Distributed Systems.

Chapter 16. Distributed System Structures.

Chapter 17. Distributed File Systems.

Chapter 18. Distributed Coordination.

Part Seven. Special Purpose Systems.

Chapter 19. Real-Time Systems.

Chapter 20. Multimedia Systems.

Part Eight. Case Studies.

Chapter 21. The Linux System.

Chapter 22. Windows XP.

Chapter 23. Influential Operating Systems.

Part Nine. Appendices.

Appendix A. BSD UNIX (contents online).

Appendix B. The Mach System (contents online).

Appendix C. Windows 2000 (contents online).

Appendix D. Distributed Communication (contents online).

Appendix E. Java Primer (contents online).

Bibliography.

Index.

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