This book is ideal for students and professionals in the IT sector. The book covers both; practice and the principles of modern operating systems with an in-depth analysis on Windows, Linux, Vista and multimedia systems. Chapters are explained in a comprehensive, concise manner and cover processes, threads, memory management, file systems, I/O, deadlocks, interface design, performance tradeoffs and the newest trends in operating system design. It also has new features which include latest changes to Windows, Vista, Linux/Unix operating systems. All the topics are extensively updated along with a case study on the Symbian operating system for mobile phone and a special section that covers security coverage and new research for future operating systems. The book has programming exercises at the end of every chapter.
The Modern Operating system includes topics like Processes and Threads, File Systems, Memory Management, Input/Output, Deadlocks, Multimedia Operating Systems, and Multiple Processor Systems and Security. The book also includes case studies on Linux, Windows, Windows Vista, Symbian OS and operating system design.
The author of this invaluable book is Andrew S Tannenbaum and the volume is listed under ISBN 10 8120339045 and ISBN 13 978- 8120339040. The 1073 page, paperback book is easily available online and is published by PHI Learning. Order online and we will deliver this to your doorstep within a few days time.