Operating systems: a modern perspective / Gary J. Nutt. Bookmark: https://trove. ; Edition. 2nd ed. Physical Description. xxvii, p. G. Nutt: Operating Systems (a modern perspective) (3rd ed.), Operating Systems, , Meni Adler, Danny Hendler & Amnon Meisels. 3 . an OS. Gary Kildall. From the Publisher: Operating Systems: A Modern Perspective strikes a balance between principles and practice, presenting core operating system concepts.

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Utilizes Linux source code to provide hands-on exercises modifying and constructing components of actual systems.

Communication, Concurrency and Threads by Kay A. Chapter 5 describes device management, specifically general techniques, buffering, and device drivers. This discussion is augmented in Mldern 16, which deals with remote files. I believe that detailed descriptions are mandatory for describing operating systems.

These 5 locations in All: Students can look at this material as well as the summary at the end of the chapter to get a quick idea what a chapter is about. The book is an overview of the concepts of operating systems, which aren’t remotely sophisticated. I hope this book makes complex aspects of operating systems easy to understand and avoids making simple aspects boring.

Highlights performance issues as a fundamental factor affecting how operating systems are designed. Additional emphasis is also placed on how various parts of the system are related to real-world demand and hardware constraints.

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A few of these code examples are complete programs that have been compiled and executed. A Modern Perspective brings a balanced approach to the study of operating systems combining a careful examination of theoretical issues with real-world, hands-on problems and examples. I agree with the other reviewer who said this book “does more harm than good.


To the Instructor Thank you for choosing this book as your aide in operaitng undergraduates about operating systems.

You will question yourself if you really understand it.

In addition to covering operating system fundamentals the author, Gary Nuttconsiders issues of performance and discusses how various parts of the system are related to real-world demand and hardware constraints.

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Nutt spends an amazing number of pages covering simple topics, yet his writing is so convoluted, learning from this book is very difficult. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.


There are also alot of typo errors throughout the book so be sure to get the errata sheet. It is much easier for someone to appreciate the need for protection and security after they have seen the process, memory, and file managers.

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Offers additional instructional resources to qualified instructors through Addison-Wesley. Subjects Operating systems Computers Notes Includes bibliographical references p.

Or one could browse the main text but focus primarily on these examples for a course that emphasizes a hands-on approach to operating systems. The main part of the text presents operating systems fundamentals, along with general examples.

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They start from the basic tasks and organization of process and resource managers Chapter 6 and move to scheduling Chapter systmessynchronization Chapters 8 and 9and deadlock Chapter View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links Search Google on how it works, read wikipedia, and all that fun reads to get a good understanding of the subject.

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