Modern Operating Systems, 5th edition

Published by Pearson (October 14, 2022) © 2023

  • Andrew S. Tanenbaum rije University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Herbert Bos

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ISBN-13: 9780137618880
Modern Operating Systems
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Modern Operating Systems incorporates the latest developments and technologies in operating systems (OS) technologies. Author Andy Tanenbaum's clear and entertaining writing style outlines the concepts every OS designer needs to master. In-depth topic coverage includes processes, threads, memory management, file systems, I/O, deadlocks, interface design, multimedia, performance tradeoffs, and trends in OS design. Case studies explore popular OS and provide real-world context. Tanenbaum also provides information on current research based on his experience as an operating systems researcher.

The 5th Edition keeps pace with modern OS with a new chapter on Windows 11, new security coverage, an emphasis on flash-based solid-state drives and more.

  1. Introduction
  2. Processes and Threads
  3. Memory Management
  4. File Systems
  5. Input/Ouput
  6. Deadlocks
  7. Virtualization and the Cloud
  8. Multiple Processor Systems
  9. Security
  10. Case Study 1: Unix, Linux, and Android
  11. Case Study 2: Windows 11
  12. Operating System Design
  13. Reading List and Bibliography

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