An Operating Systems Vade Mecum, Second Edition
by Raphael A. Finkel
Publisher: Prentice Hall 1988
Number of pages: 362
Traditionally, a vade mecum (pronounced "VAHdee MAYkem") is a laboratory manual that guides the student step by step through complex procedures. Operating systems are complex mixtures of policy and mechanism, of algorithm and heuristic, and of theoretical goals and practical experience. This vade mecum tries to unify these diverse points of view and guide the novice step by step through the complexities of the subject. As a text, this book is intended for a first course in operating systems at the undergraduate level. The subject has so many individual parts that its practitioners and teachers often concentrate on subareas and ignore the larger concepts that govern the entire subject. This book has tried to rectify that situation by structuring the presentation about the dual ideas of resource management and beautification.
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by Mark Burgess
The lecture notes that cover most of the basic topics of operating systems: key concepts, single-task OS, multi-tasking and multi-user OS, processes and thread, memory and storage, networks - services and protocols, TCP/IP, security considerations.
by Bob DuCharme - McGraw-Hill
This book will help readers who are experts using one of the five most popular mainframe and mid-range operating systems become skilled users of the other four. Includes concise tutorials, step-by-step examples and quick-reference material.
by Richard A. Burgess - Sensory Publishing
Originally titled Developing Your Own 32 Bit Operating System this book shows you how one man built a complete, 32 bit operating system for the Intel processors from scratch, running on processors from the 80386, all the way up to the Pentium III.
The purpose of this book is to provide a neutral view of as many Operating Systems as possible. This book strives to provide solid information on Operating Systems without the ever-prevalent 'distribution/Operating System bias'.