A Neutral Look at Operating Systems
Publisher: Wikibooks 2011
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'.
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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.
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