Computer Systems

An Integrated Approach to Architecture and Operating Systems

Author: Umakishore Ramachandran,William Leahy

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780321624802

Category: Computer architecture

Page: 784

View: 646

In the early days of computing, hardware and software systems were designed separately. Today, as multicore systems predominate, this separation is becoming impractical.Computer Systems examines the key elements of all computer systems using an integrated approach that treats hardware and software as part of the same, larger system. Students gain important insights into the interplay between hardware and software and leave the course with a better understanding of a modern computer system

Computer Architecture and Organization

An Integrated Approach

Author: Miles J. Murdocca,Vincent P. Heuring

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471733881

Category: Computers

Page: 544

View: 7990

An accessible introduction to computer systems and architecture Anyone aspiring to more advanced studies in computer-related fields must gain an understanding of the two parallel aspects of the modern digital computer: programming methodology and the underlying machine architecture. The uniquely integrated approach of Computer Architecture and Organization connects the programmer's view of a computer system with the associated hardware and peripheral devices, providing a thorough, three-dimensional view of what goes on inside the machine. Covering all the major topics normally found in a first course in computer architecture, the text focuses on the essentials including the instruction set architecture (ISA), network-related issues, and programming methodology. Using "real world" case studies to put the information into perspective, the chapters examine: * Data representation * Arithmetic * The instruction set architecture * Datapath and Control * Languages and the machine * Memory * Buses and peripherals * Networking and communication * Advanced computer architecture A valuable feature of this book is the use of ARC, a subset of the SPARC processor, for an instruction set architecture. A platform-independent ARCTools suite, containing an assembler and simulator for the ARC ISA, that supports the examples used in the book is available. Better yet, the content is supplemented by online problem sets available through WileyPlus. Balanced and thoughtfully designed for use as either a classroom text or self-study guide, Computer Architecture and Organization: An Integrated Approach will put you solidly on track for advancing to higher levels in computer-related disciplines. About the Author: MILES MURDOCCAserves as the President and CEO of Internet Institute USA (IIUSA), a private postsecondary information technology (IT) school specializing in networking, operating systems, IP telephony, programming, and security. Previously, Dr. Murdocca has been a computer science faculty member at Rutgers University and a research scientist at AT&T Bell Laboratories working in computer architecture, networking, and digital optical computing. He is the author of A Digital Design Methodology for Optical Computing and Principles of Computer Architecture and a contributing author to Computer Systems Design and Architecture, Second Edition as well as the author of dozens of professional papers and patents relating to information technology. VINCE HEURING is an associate professor and acting chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has been at the university since 1984, and prior to that he spent three years at the University of Cincinnati. Professor Heuring's research encompasses computer architectures and programming language design implementation. He and his colleague, Harry Jordan, designed and built the world's first stored program optical computer, "SPOC."

Whole System Design

An Integrated Approach to Sustainable Engineering

Author: Peter Stasinopoulos

Publisher: Earthscan

ISBN: 1849773777

Category: Architecture

Page: 208

View: 3243

Whole System Design is increasingly being seen as one of the most cost-effective ways to both increase the productivity and reduce the negative environmental impacts of an engineered system. A focus on design is critical as the output from this stage of the project locks in most of the economic and environmental performance of the designed system throughout its life which can span from a few years to many decades. Indeed it is now widely acknowledged that all designers - particularly engineers architects and industrial designers - need to be able to understand and implement a whole system design approach. This book provides a clear design methodology based on leading efforts in the field and is supported by worked examples that demonstrate how advances in energy materials and water productivity can be achieved through applying an integrated approach to sustainable engineering. Chapters 1-5 outline the approach and explain how it can be implemented to enhance the established Systems Engineering framework. Chapters 6-10 demonstrate through detailed worked examples the application of the approach to industrial pumping systems passenger vehicles electronics and computer systems temperature control of buildings and domestic water systems. Published with The Natural Edge Project the World Federation of Engineering Organizations UNESCO and the Australian Government.

Verteilte Systeme

Prinzipien und Paradigmen

Author: Andrew S. Tanenbaum,Maarten van Steen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783827372932

Category: Distributed processing

Page: 761

View: 3085


Information Security Architecture

An Integrated Approach to Security in the Organization, Second Edition

Author: Jan Killmeyer

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439832161

Category: Computers

Page: 424

View: 1715

Information Security Architecture, Second Edition incorporates the knowledge developed during the past decade that has pushed the information security life cycle from infancy to a more mature, understandable, and manageable state. It simplifies security by providing clear and organized methods and by guiding you to the most effective resources available. In addition to the components of a successful Information Security Architecture (ISA) detailed in the previous edition, this volume also discusses computer incident/emergency response. The book describes in detail every one of the eight ISA components. Each chapter provides an understanding of the component and details how it relates to the other components of the architecture. The text also outlines how to establish an effective plan to implement each piece of the ISA within an organization. The second edition has been modified to provide security novices with a primer on general security methods. It has also been expanded to provide veteran security professionals with an understanding of issues related to recent legislation, information assurance, and the latest technologies, vulnerabilities, and responses.

Embedded Systems: An Integrated Approach

Author: LyLa B. Das

Publisher: Pearson Education India

ISBN: 9332511675

Category:

Page: 784

View: 2280

Embedded Systems: An Integrated Approach is exclusively designed for the undergraduate courses in electronics and communication engineering as well as computer science engineering. This book is well-structured and covers all the important processors and their applications in a sequential manner. It begins with a highlight on the building blocks of the embedded systems, moves on to discuss the software aspects and new processors and finally concludes with an insightful study of important applications. This book also contains an entire part dedicated to the ARM processor, its software requirements and the programming languages. Relevant case studies and examples supplement the main discussions in the text.

Das Toyota-Produktionssystem

Author: Taiichi Ohno

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593399296

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 176

View: 3848

Ziel des Toyota-Produktionssystems ist die optimale Nutzung von Ressourcen jeglicher Art. Dies kann nur gelingen, wenn Qualifikation der Mitarbeiter, Verfügbarkeit der Maschinen und die im Prozess erzeugten Zwischenprodukte sehr hohen Standards genügen. Wie dies zu erreichen ist, beschreibt Taiichi Ohno anschaulich und praxisnah. Diese neue Auflage wird um ein aktuelles Vorwort des Toyota-Experten Mike Rother ergänzt.

Computerarchitektur

Strukturen, Konzepte, Grundlagen

Author: Andrew S. Tanenbaum

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783827371515

Category: Computer architecture

Page: 829

View: 572


TOGAF® Version 9 - Ein Pocket Guide

Author: The Open Group

Publisher: Van Haren

ISBN: 9087535813

Category: Education

Page: 178

View: 5750

TOGAF® stellt ein offenes, branchenübergreifend vereinbartes Framework sowie eine Methode fürs Management von Unternehmensarchitekturen bereit. Dieses Taschenbuch basiert auf TOGAF Version 9 Enterprise Edition. Es bietet eine kurze und prägnante Einführung in TOGAF Version 9 und basiert auf der Spezifikation von TOGAF 9 und ergänzenden Beiträgen von Mitgliedern von The Open Group Architecture Forum. Zielgruppe dieses Dokuments: Unternehmensarchitekten, insbesondere Geschäfts-, Daten- und IT-Architekten, Systemarchitekten oder Lösungsarchitekten sowie Führungskräfte, die sich mit TOGAF vertraut machen möchten. Es werden keine Vorkenntnisse über die Unternehmensarchitektur vorausgesetzt. Behandelte Themen: Allgemeiner Überblick über TOGAF, die Unternehmensarchitektur sowie über die Inhalte und wichtigsten Konzepte von TOGAF; Einführung in die Methode zur Architekturentwicklung (Architecture Development Method, ADM), die TOGAF für die Entwicklung von Unternehmensarchitekturen Bereitstellt; Überblick über die wichtigsten Arbeitstechniken und -ergebnisse des ADM-Zyklus; Überblick über die Richtlinien zur Anpassung der ADM; Einführung in das Architecture Content Framework, einem strukturierten Metamodell für Architektur-Artefakte; Einführung in das Enterprise Continuum, einem übergreifenden Konzept, das zusammen mit der ADM zur Entwicklung einer Unternehmensarchitektur verwendet werden kann; Einführung in die TOGAF-Referenzmodelle, einschließlich TOGAF-Basisarchitektur und Integrated Information Infrastructure Reference Model (III-RM); Einführung in das Architecture Capability Framework, einer Sammlung von Ressourcen und Elementen, die für den Aufbau und Betrieb einer Architekturfunktion innerhalb eines Unternehmens bereitstehen; Übersicht über die Unterschiede und Neuerungen von TOGAF 9 im Vergleich zu TOGAF 8.1.1.

Algorithmen und Datenstrukturen im VLSI-Design

OBDD — Grundlagen und Anwendungen

Author: Christoph Meinel,Thorsten Theobald

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642587739

Category: Computers

Page: 286

View: 9691

Eines der Hauptprobleme beim Chipentwurf besteht darin, daß die Anzahl der zu bewältigenden Kombinationen der einzelnen Chipbausteine ins Unermeßliche steigt. Hier hat sich eine sehr fruchtbare Verbindung zu einem Kerngebiet der Theoretischen Informatik, dem Gebiet des Entwurfs von Datenstrukturen und effizienten Algorithmen, herstellen lassen: das Konzept der geordneten binären Entscheidungsgraphen, das in zahlreichen CAD-Projekten zu einer beträchtlichen Leistungssteigerung geführt hat. Die Autoren stellen die Grundlagen dieses interdisziplinären Forschungsgebiets dar und behandeln wichtige Anwendungen aus dem rechnergestützten Schaltkreisentwurf.

Operating Systems

Concurrent and Distributed Software Design

Author: Jean Bacon,Tim Harris

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780321117892

Category: Computers

Page: 877

View: 1090

Both theory and practice are blended together in order to learn how to build real operating systems that function within a distributed environment. An introduction to standard operating system topics is combined with newer topics such as security, microkernels and embedded systems. This book also provides an overview of operating system fundamentals. For programmers who want to refresh their basic skills and be brought up-to-date on those topics related to operating systems.

Today's Health Information Management: An Integrated Approach

Author: Dana C. McWay

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133592473

Category: Medical

Page: 640

View: 723

As technology, legislation, and industry practices continue to evolve rapidly, the health information management profession has become increasingly dynamic, complex, and essential. TODAY'S HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, Second Edition, helps you prepare for success in this high-demand field by mastering both the fundamental principles and cutting-edge practices that define modern HIM. The Second Edition includes revised and updated content reflecting the latest trends, technology, and industry best practices, including new material on HIPAA, e-HIM, information systems, data quality, informatics, and current CAHIIM standards and RHIT/RHIA certification exam requirements. This trusted text includes everything you need to succeed in one of today's fastest-growing and most rewarding professions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Architecture of Computer Hardware and Systems Software

An Information Technology Approach

Author: Irv Englander

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 729

View: 1565

Fundamental principles that will keep you on the cutting edge! Most computer architecture books are just too technical and complex. Focusing on specific technology, they often bypass the basics and are outdated as quickly as technology advances. Now, Irv Englander's gentle-but-thorough introduction to computer architecture and systems software provides just the right amount of technical detail you'll need to make successful decisions in your future career. The text covers all the basics in an accessible, easy-to-understand way. Organized in a form that parallels an actual computer system, entire sections are devoted to principles of data, hardware, and software, with computer interconnection, clustering, and networking integrated into the material to emphasize the importance of computer and system structure. Assuming only basic knowledge, these sections build up to an in-depth understanding of each topic and how they interrelate to make up a computer system. With this Third Edition's outstanding features, you'll be able to build a solid foundation for success on the job. All chapters have been thoroughly updated to reflect current technology. Revised with even clearer discussions of virtual storage, the operation of memory, and modern CPU architectures. Programming examples are written in a C++/Java-like pseudocode. Emphasizes the computer aspects of clustering and networking, rather than the data communication aspects. Provide an understanding of underlying, non-changing basics of computers, so that you can make knowledgeable decisions about systems. Introduce new technological concepts without overwhelming you with too much detail. Examples cover a broad spectrum of hardware and software systems, from personal computers to mainframes. Integrates discussions of hardware and software throughout, and explores the symbiosis between them.

Foundations of Computer Technology

Author: Alexander John Anderson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780412598104

Category: Computers

Page: 456

View: 9427

Foundations of Computer Technology is an easily accessible introduction to the architecture of computers and peripherals. This textbook clearly and completely explains modern computer systems through an approach that integrates components, systems, software, and design. It provides a succinct, systematic, and readable guide to computers, providing a springboard for students to pursue more detailed technology subjects. This volume focuses on hardware elements within a computer system and the impact of software on its architecture. It discusses practical aspects of computer organization (structure, behavior, and design) delivering the necessary fundamentals for electrical engineering and computer science students. The book not only lists a wide range of terms, but also explains the basic operations of components within a system, aided by many detailed illustrations. Material on modern technologies is combined with a historical perspective, delivering a range of articles on hardware, architecture and software, programming methodologies, and the nature of operating systems. It also includes a unified treatment on the entire computing spectrum, ranging from microcomputers to supercomputers. Each section features learning objectives and chapter outlines. Small glossary entries define technical terms and each chapter ends with an alphabetical list of key terms for reference and review. Review questions also appear at the end of each chapter and project questions inspire readers to research beyond the text. Short, annotated bibliographies direct students to additional useful reading.