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Overview

This book provides a practical introduction to the theory and real-world performance of computer operating systems. It is deal for use by computer science, information systems, and management information systems professionals and students who need a basic understanding of operating systems theory, a comparison of five significant operating systems currently in use, and a grasp of the technical and operational trade-offs among them. Thoroughly revised, the second edition offers up-to-date information on the MS-DOS, UNIX, VAX/VMS, Windows-NT, and IBM/MVS operating systems, and new coverage in Chapters 9, and 10 of local- and wide-area network operating systems. With its accessible style and easy-to-use organization separating operating systems principles and theory Chapter 1-11 from detailed descriptions of five specific operating systems Chapters 12-16, this book is a valuable working reference and resource for the systems professional.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534950934
  • Publisher: Wadsworth
  • Publication date: 2/28/1997
  • Series: Computer Science Series
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 7.52 (w) x 9.48 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Overview 3
Ch. 2 Memory Management, Early Systems 17
Ch. 3 Memory Management, Recent Systems 43
Ch. 4 Processor Management 75
Ch. 5 Process Management 99
Ch. 6 Concurrent Processes 125
Ch. 7 Device Management 145
Ch. 8 File Management 173
Ch. 9 Network Organization Concepts 199
Ch. 10 Management of Network Functions 225
Ch. 11 System Management 245
Ch. 12 MS-DOS Operating System 265
Ch. 13 Windows NT 285
Ch. 14 UNIX Operating System 319
Ch. 15 VAX/VMS Operating System 345
Ch. 16 IBM/MVS Operating System 365
App. A Command Translation Table for MS-DOS, UNIX, and VAX/VMS 391
App. B Guide to IBM/MVS Vocabulary 393
App. C Guide to Microsoft Vocabulary 395
App. D Guide to Graphical User Interfaces 397
Glossary 399
Bibliography 425
Additional Readings 429
Index 435
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