Operating Systems

Internals and Design Principles

Author: William Stallings

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 0136006329

Category: Computers

Page: 822

View: 485

For a one-semester undergraduate course in operating systems for computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering majors. Winner of the 2009 Textbook Excellence Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA)! Operating Systems: Internals and Design Principles is a comprehensive and unified introduction to operating systems. By using several innovative tools, Stallings makes it possible to understand critical core concepts that can be fundamentally challenging. The new edition includes the implementation of web based animations to aid visual learners. At key points in the book, students are directed to view an animation and then are provided with assignments to alter the animation input and analyze the results. The concepts are then enhanced and supported by end-of-chapter case studies of UNIX, Linux and Windows Vista. These provide students with a solid understanding of the key mechanisms of modern operating systems and the types of design tradeoffs and decisions involved in OS design. Because they are embedded into the text as end of chapter material, students are able to apply them right at the point of discussion. This approach is equally useful as a basic reference and as an up-to-date survey of the state of the art.

Operating Systems

Internals and Design Principles

Author: William Stallings

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134670959

Category: Computers

Page: 800

View: 5362

Operating Systems: Internals and Design Principles, 9/e is intended for use in a one- or two-semester undergraduate course in operating systems for computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering majors. It also serves as a useful reference for programmers, systems engineers, network designers and others involved in the design of computer products, information system and computer system personnel. Operating Systems provides a comprehensive and unified introduction to operating systems topics. Stallings emphasizes both design issues and fundamental principles in contemporary systems and gives readers a solid understanding of the key structures and mechanisms of operating systems. He discusses design trade-offs and the practical decisions affecting design, performance and security.

Operating Systems

Author: N.A

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers

ISBN: 9780024154934

Category: Computer operating systesm

Page: 701

View: 7800

Providing a comprehensive introduction to operating systems, this book emphasizes the fundamentals of the key mechanisms of modern operating systems, and the types of design tradeoffs and decisions involved in operating system design. It presents recent developments in operating system design, and uses three running examples of operating systems to illustrate the material--Windows NT, UNIX, and IBM MVS.

Sets, Logic and Maths for Computing

Author: David Makinson

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1447125002

Category: Computers

Page: 283

View: 3629

This easy-to-follow textbook introduces the mathematical language, knowledge and problem-solving skills that undergraduates need to study computing. The language is in part qualitative, with concepts such as set, relation, function and recursion/induction; but it is also partly quantitative, with principles of counting and finite probability. Entwined with both are the fundamental notions of logic and their use for representation and proof. Features: teaches finite math as a language for thinking, as much as knowledge and skills to be acquired; uses an intuitive approach with a focus on examples for all general concepts; brings out the interplay between the qualitative and the quantitative in all areas covered, particularly in the treatment of recursion and induction; balances carefully the abstract and concrete, principles and proofs, specific facts and general perspectives; includes highlight boxes that raise common queries and clear confusions; provides numerous exercises, with selected solutions.

Operating System Concepts

Author: Abraham Silberschatz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471694755

Category:

Page: 976

View: 7649

A BETTER WAY TO LEARN ABOUT OPERATING SYSTEMSMaster the concepts at work behind modern operating systems! Silberschatz, Galvin, and Gagne's Operating Systems Concepts with Java, Sixth Edition illustrates fundamental operating system concepts using the java programming language, and introduces you to today's most popular OS platforms. The result is the most modern and balanced introduction to operating systems available.Before you buy, make sure you are getting the best value and all the learning tools you'll need to succeed in your course. If your professor requires eGrade Plus, you can purchase it here at no additional cost!With this special eGrade Plus package you get the new text_no highlighting, no missing pages, no food stains_and a registration code to eGrade Plus, a suite of effective learning tools to help you get a better grade. All this, in one convenient package!eGrade Plus gives you:A complete online version of the textbookApproximately 25 homework questions per chapter which are linked to the relevant section of the online textStudent source codeInstant feedback on your homework and quizzesand more!eGrade Plus is a powerful online tool that provides students with an integrated suite of teaching and learning resources and an online version of the text in one easy-to-use website.

Programming the World Wide Web

Author: Robert W. Sebesta

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0133776093

Category: Computers

Page: 792

View: 8758

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Programming the World Wide Web¿ is intended for undergraduate students who have completed a course in object-oriented programming. It also serves as an up-to-date reference for Web programming professionals. Programming the World Wide Web¿ provides a comprehensive introduction to the tools and skills required for both client- and server-side programming, teaching students how to develop platform-independent sites using the most current Web development technology. Essential programming exercises are presented using a manageable progression: students begin with a foundational Web site and employ new languages and technologies to add features as they are discussed in the course. Readers with previous experience programming with an object-oriented language are guided through concepts relating to client-side and server-side programming. All of the markup documents in the book are validated using the W3C validation program. Teaching and Learning Experience This program presents a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. It will help: Teach Students how to Develop Platform-independent Sites:¿Students will benefit from a comprehensive introduction to the tools and skills required for both client- and server-side programming. Present Essential Programming Exercises in a Logical Progression:¿Students begin with a foundational Web site and employ new languages and technologies to add features as they are discussed in the course.

Global Networks

Engineering, Operations and Design

Author: G. Keith Cambron

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118394577

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 416

View: 6783

The telecommunications industry has advanced in rapid, significant and unpredictable ways into the 21st century. Global Networks: Design, Engineering and Operation guides the global industry and academia even further by providing an in-depth look at the current and developing trends, as well as examining the complex issues of developing, introducing, and managing cutting-edge telecommunications technologies. The author draws upon his considerable experience in the telecommunications industry to educate engineers designing equipment and systems on the hardware and software features essential to fault tolerant operation. He describes how to design networks that are fault tolerant and global in scope; how to identify best engineering and operations practices; and examines the role of technology labs in carrier networks. Software and hardware engineering practices are covered in depth. Hardware and software designs are explained with an emphasis on application and interaction of craft and operators with equipment and systems. The author proposes that equipment, systems and network designs should be integrated with the engineering and operations teams that run them. Practice, experience and a historical background are used to describe which designs and technologies fit which network services and applications. Global Networks is a complete and thorough assessment of the communications industry today, written by an author of international renown. Key features: Comprehensive treatment of the key theories and technologies associated with the design of modern communications networks, including equipment, systems and network design Coverage of equipment and software design, mobile networks, integration and the characteristics of large network outages Written in an accessible style and fully illustrated, it offers a complete and up-to-date picture of communications technologies from initial design through to application Includes a section on future challenges such as the Exabyte traffic growth and an assessment of the dual roles of IPV4 and IPV6

A Concise Introduction to Software Engineering

Author: Pankaj Jalote

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1848003021

Category: Computers

Page: 288

View: 6754

An introductory course on Software Engineering remains one of the hardest subjects to teach largely because of the wide range of topics the area enc- passes. I have believed for some time that we often tend to teach too many concepts and topics in an introductory course resulting in shallow knowledge and little insight on application of these concepts. And Software Engineering is ?nally about application of concepts to e?ciently engineer good software solutions. Goals I believe that an introductory course on Software Engineering should focus on imparting to students the knowledge and skills that are needed to successfully execute a commercial project of a few person-months e?ort while employing proper practices and techniques. It is worth pointing out that a vast majority of the projects executed in the industry today fall in this scope—executed by a small team over a few months. I also believe that by carefully selecting the concepts and topics, we can, in the course of a semester, achieve this. This is the motivation of this book. The goal of this book is to introduce to the students a limited number of concepts and practices which will achieve the following two objectives: – Teach the student the skills needed to execute a smallish commercial project.

Operating Systems

A Design-oriented Approach

Author: Charles Patrick Crowley

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science, Engineering & Mathematics

ISBN: 9780256151510

Category: Computers

Page: 883

View: 6621

Written for the introductory Operating Systems course, this book is organized around basic concepts in the design of an operating system with plenty of actual code and case studies. Design is emphasized throughout using problems, applications, and design technique sidebar discussions.

Parallel Computer Organization and Design

Author: Michel Dubois,Murali Annavaram,Per Stenström

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139560344

Category: Computers

Page: 560

View: 6764

Teaching fundamental design concepts and the challenges of emerging technology, this textbook prepares students for a career designing the computer systems of the future. In-depth coverage of complexity, power, reliability and performance, coupled with treatment of parallelism at all levels, including ILP and TLP, provides the state-of-the-art training that students need. The whole gamut of parallel architecture design options is explained, from core microarchitecture to chip multiprocessors to large-scale multiprocessor systems. All the chapters are self-contained, yet concise enough that the material can be taught in a single semester, making it perfect for use in senior undergraduate and graduate computer architecture courses. The book is also teeming with practical examples to aid the learning process, showing concrete applications of definitions. With simple models and codes used throughout, all material is made open to a broad range of computer engineering/science students with only a basic knowledge of hardware and software.

Operating System, 2nd Edition

Author: Rohit Khurana

Publisher: Vikas Publishing House

ISBN: 9325975637

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

View: 3397

The book Operating System by Rohit Khurana is an insightful work that elaborates on fundamentals as well as advanced topics of the discipline. It offers an in-depth coverage of concepts, design and functions of an operating system irrespective of the hardware used. With illustrations and examples the aim is to make the subject crystal clear and the book extremely student-friendly. The book caters to undergraduate students of most Indian universities, who would find subject matter highly informative and enriching. Tailored as a guide for self-paced learning, it equips budding system programmers with the right knowledge and expertise. The book has been revised to keep pace with the latest technology and constantly revising syllabuses. Thus, this edition has become more comprehensive with the inclusion of several new topics. In addition, certain sections of the book have been thoroughly revised. Key Features • Case studies of Unix, Linux and Windows to put theory concepts into practice • A crisp summary for recapitulation with each chapter • A glossary of technical terms • Insightful questions and model test papers to prepare for the examinations New in this Edition • More types of operating system, like PC and mobile; Methods used for communication in client-server systems. • New topics like: Thread library; Thread scheduling; Principles of concurrency, Precedence graph, Concurrency conditions and Sleeping barber problem; Structure of page tables, Demand segmentation and Cache memory organization; STREAMS; Disk attachment, Stable and tertiary storage, Record blocking and File sharing; Goals and principles of protection, Access control matrix, Revocation of access rights, Cryptography, Trusted systems, and Firewalls.

Beginning HTML5 Games with CreateJS

Author: Brad Manderscheid

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430263415

Category: Computers

Page: 416

View: 8862

Beginning HTML5 Games with CreateJS provides a hands-on approach to get you up and running with the most comprehensive tools available for HTML5 Canvas game development. Whether you are brand new to making games or an experienced game developer, you’ll learn to fully utilize the CreateJS suite to bring your new or existing game techniques to desktop and mobile devices. This book covers everything from creating graphics in HTML5 Canvas to capturing user input (whether from keyboard, mouse, or touch) to using a state machine for efficient game control. There are practical (and fun) examples throughout the book, with four full game projects, including a mobile RPG. The book also covers optimizing your games for mobile and publishing them to app stores. HTML5 games are growing more and more popular, and the demand for HTML5 Canvas skills is on the rise. The CreateJS suite is a powerful toolset that will help you manage Canvas drawing and animations, asset loading, sound management, complex tweening, and much more. Using these robust libraries, you can build powerful and engaging games that reach a wide range of audiences and devices.

The Database Book

Principles & Practice Using MySQL

Author: Narain Gehani

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780929306452

Category: Computers

Page: 375

View: 7879

Learn how to use and design databases, make them hum, sing, and dance, and understand what makes them tick. A database is like an appliance that users need to understand and use as experts but they do not need to understand how to build the appliance. This book provides a comprehensive coverage of database principles and practice. The author teaches databases without burdening the reader with theorems and internal algorithms and methods used to implement database systems. The author uses the open source database MySQL for examples. THIS IS BOOK IS FOR Professors who want to teach students database concepts and practice so that they become proficient and knowledgeable users. Database users, programmers, computer scientists, and students who want to understand database concepts and practice. Libraries who want to provide their readers a database that teaches conceptual and practical details and is at the same time easy to read.

AN INTRODUCTION TO OPERATING SYSTEMS CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE (GNU/LINUX)

Author: PRAMOD CHANDRA P. BHATT

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 8120348362

Category: Computers

Page: 828

View: 4698

Structured in four parts—Operating Systems (OS) Concepts, Practice, Overview of contemporary OS and Projects—the Fourth Edition of the book aims to provide a practical view of contemporary OS, covering different design considerations and patterns of use. The section on Concepts covers fundamental principles, such as file systems, process management, memory management, input-output, resource sharing, Inter-process Communication (IPC), distributed computing, OS security, real-time and micro-kernel design. This new edition also comes with a revised section on Practice to make the book compatible with Linux. The entire section is thoroughly revised to enable the students and readers learn the examples based on popular Linux distribution, such as Ubuntu. The coverage of Linux, Windows Vista, VxWorks and OS for mobile/handheld devices, such as Android, continues the tradition of upgrading the book to contemporary OS. The chapter on OS Security is also revised in this edition to reflect the importance of secured engineering practices in OS usage patterns. This book is intended to the students of Computer Science/Engineering, Computer Applications and Information Technology. As the knowledge of Operating Systems is essential for the IT practitioners as well, this book caters to the needs of those who might not have had a formal Computer Science/Engineering education or training for updating their knowledge on contemporary OS design.

Computer Security: Principles and Practice, Global Edition

Author: William Stallings,Lawrie Brown

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292066202

Category: Computers

Page: 848

View: 3844

Computer Security: Principles and Practice, Third Edition, is ideal for courses in Computer/Network Security. In recent years, the need for education in computer security and related topics has grown dramatically—and is essential for anyone studying Computer Science or Computer Engineering. This is the only text available to provide integrated, comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the broad range of topics in this subject. In addition to an extensive pedagogical program, the book provides unparalleled support for both research and modeling projects, giving students a broader perspective. It covers all security topics considered Core in the EEE/ACM Computer Science Curriculum. This textbook can be used to prep for CISSP Certification, and includes in-depth coverage of Computer Security, Technology and Principles, Software Security, Management Issues, Cryptographic Algorithms, Internet Security and more. The Text and Academic Authors Association named Computer Security: Principles and Practice, First Edition, the winner of the Textbook Excellence Award for the best Computer Science textbook of 2008. Teaching and Learning Experience This program presents a better teaching and learning experience—for you and your students. It will help: Easily Integrate Projects in your Course: This book provides an unparalleled degree of support for including both research and modeling projects in your course, giving students a broader perspective. Keep Your Course Current with Updated Technical Content: This edition covers the latest trends and developments in computer security. Enhance Learning with Engaging Features: Extensive use of case studies and examples provides real-world context to the text material. Provide Extensive Support Material to Instructors and Students: Student and instructor resources are available to expand on the topics presented in the text.

Understanding Operating Systems

Author: Ann McHoes,Ida M. Flynn

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305674251

Category: Computers

Page: 50

View: 9094

Discover a clear, straightforward explanation of both current operating system theory and today’s practices within UNDERSTANDING OPERATING SYSTEMS, 8E. This leading book's proven approach begins with a valuable discussion of fundamentals before introducing specific operating systems. Fully updated, timely content offers an expanded analysis of how modern innovations, such as multi-core processing and wireless technologies, have impacted today’s operating systems. Revised Research Topics within this edition’s practical exercises encourage readers to research emerging and influential topics independently. In addition, updates throughout the final four chapters now highlight information on the most current versions of UNIX (including the latest Macintosh OS), Linux, Windows, and Android to equip users with the contemporary knowledge and skills needed to working most effectively with today’s systems. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Data and Computer Communications

Author: William Stallings

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0133507130

Category: Computers

Page: 912

View: 3817

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Data and Computer Communications, 10e, is a two-time winner of the best Computer Science and Engineering textbook of the year award from the Textbook and Academic Authors Association. It is ideal for one/two-semester courses in Computer Networks, Data Communications, and Communications Networks in CS, CIS, and Electrical Engineering departments. This book is also suitable for Product Development personnel, Programmers, Systems Engineers, Network Designers and others involved in the design of data communications and networking products. With a focus on the most current technology and a convenient modular format, this best-selling text offers a clear and comprehensive survey of the entire data and computer communications field. Emphasizing both the fundamental principles as well as the critical role of performance in driving protocol and network design, it explores in detail all the critical technical areas in data communications, wide-area networking, local area networking, and protocol design.

Lions' Commentary on UNIX 6th Edition with Source Code

Author: John Lions

Publisher: Peer to Peer Communications

ISBN: 9781573980135

Category: Computers

Page: 254

View: 8648

For the past 20 years, UNIX insiders have cherished and zealously guarded pirated photocopies of this manuscript, a "hacker trophy" of sorts. Now legal (and legible) copies are available. An international "who's who" of UNIX wizards, including Dennis Ritchie, have contributed essays extolling the merits and importance of this underground classic.

Computer Organization and Architecture

Author: William Stallings

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134102061

Category: Computers

Page: 800

View: 1078

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For graduate and undergraduate courses in computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering Fundamentals of Processor and Computer Design Computer Organization and Architecture is a comprehensive coverage of the entire field of computer design updated with the most recent research and innovations in computer structure and function. With clear, concise, and easy-to-read material, the Tenth Edition is a user-friendly source for people studying computers. Subjects such as I/O functions and structures, RISC, and parallel processors are explored integratively throughout, with real world examples enhancing the text for reader interest. With brand new material and strengthened pedagogy, this text engages readers in the world of computer organization and architecture.