Think OS: A Brief Introduction to Operating Systems
by Allen B. Downey
Publisher: Green Tea Press 2014
Number of pages: 72
The book includes material from operating systems, networks, databases, and embedded systems, but it emphasizes the topics programmers need to know. This book does not assume that you have studied Computer Architecture. As we go along, I will explain what we need.
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by Max Hailperin - Gustavus Adolphus College
Intended for juniors, seniors, and first-year graduate students, this book takes a modern approach to the Operating Systems course. By using this text, students will obtain an understanding of how contemporary operating systems and middleware work.
by John Ray, William C. Ray - Sams
This is a complete guide and reference for Mac OS users. The book helps the reader deal with all aspects of the user interface, focusing on the BSD environment and how the user can get the most out of the current operating system.
A cookbook for using command line tools to do everyday's job. This book aims to leverage the power of the command line tools to make your job less tedious and more enjoyable. All commands should be applicable on most Linux distros and MacOS.
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.