MODERN OPERATING SYSTEMS
The widely anticipated revision of this worldwide best-seller incorporates the latest developments in operating systems (OS)technologies. The Third Edition includes up-to-date materials on relevant OS such as Linux, Windows, and embedded real-time and multimedia systems. Tanenbaum also provides information on current research based on his experience as an operating systems researcher. Student Resources Include: - Online Exercises - Provide hands-on experience with building as well as analyzing the performance of OS. In particular, these exercises have been designed to provide experience with analyzing the resource consumptions in Windows and Linux. - Simulation Exercises - Designed to provide experience with building some key components of an OS, including process scheduling, main memory allocation, paging algorithms and virtual memory, and file systems. - Lab Experiments New to this edition: - New and updated coverage of multimedia operating systems, multiprocessors, virtual machines, and antivirus software. - Chapter that covers internal workings of Windows Vista (Ch. 11) - Unique coverage even for current textbooks. Content changes (new material or deletions): - Updates every chapter with new material and references - Provides an introduction to C for non-C programmers - New material on virtualization, virtual machines, and VMware - New material on operating system security and malware - New chapters on Linux (Ch. 10), Windows Vista (Ch. 11), Symbian OS (Ch. 12) - New end-of-chapter exercises and programming exercises for students - Hundreds of new references. - Reordered chapters - Places key material that students must learn earlier at an earlier point in the book. - About 20% revised problems. - Added programming exercises. - Student tools and lab experiments on the text’s website - Students can download the tools and run the experiments to gain deeper knowledge of the subject.