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Published: 03 July 2014

784 Pages | 318 illustrations


ISBN: 9780198082873

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Principles of Operating Systems

Naresh Chauhan

  • Explains how the modern OSs have been developed and highlights the hardware issues necessary to understand operating system concepts.
  • Contains dedicated chapters on specialized OSs such as distributed OSs, multiprocessor OSs, real-time OSs, mobile OSs (including Android OS), and multimedia OSs.
  • Provides numerous solved examples interspersed within the text and brain teasers at the end of each chapter for the students to develop an analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Includes case studies of four OSs, namely, UNIX, Solaris, Linux, and Windows and two real-time OSs, VxWorks and QNX.
  • Contains a separate chapter on shell programming that will be helpful for the operating system laboratory.

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