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e-books in Operating Systems category

Book cover: Command Line CookbookCommand Line Cookbook
- GitBook ,
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.
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Book cover: Operating SystemsOperating Systems
by - University of KwaZulu-Natal ,
Contents: Introduction to Unix; ANSI C for Programmers on UNIX Systems; Operating Systems Theory (Process Synchronization, InterProcess Communication under Unix, Deadlock, Scheduling, Virtual Memory and Paging, Computer Security, etc.).
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Book cover: Think OS: A Brief Introduction to Operating SystemsThink OS: A Brief Introduction to Operating Systems
by - Green Tea Press ,
The book includes material from operating systems, networks, databases, and embedded systems, emphasizing the topics programmers need to know. It does not assume that you have studied Computer Architecture. As we go along, I'll explain what we need.
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Book cover: How to Make a Computer Operating System in C++How to Make a Computer Operating System in C++
by - GitHub ,
Online book about how to write a computer operating system in C/C++ from scratch. The goal is to build a very simple UNIX-based operating system, not just a 'proof-of-concept'. The OS should be able to boot, start a userland shell, and be extensible.
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Book cover: Operating Systems: Three Easy PiecesOperating Systems: Three Easy Pieces
by - University of Wisconsin ,
The three easy pieces refer to the three major thematic elements the book is organized around: virtualization, concurrency, and persistence. In discussing these concepts, we'll end up discussing most of the important things an operating system does.
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Book cover: MMURTL V1.0MMURTL V1.0
by - 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.
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Book cover: Baking Pi: Operating Systems DevelopmentBaking Pi: Operating Systems Development
by - University of Cambridge ,
This course takes you through the basics of operating systems development in assembly code. Rather than leading the reader through the full details of creating an Operating System, these tutorials focus on achieving a few common tasks separately.
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Book cover: A Neutral Look at Operating SystemsA Neutral Look at Operating Systems
- Wikibooks ,
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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Book cover: A History of Apple's Operating SystemsA History of Apple's Operating Systems
by - kernelthread.com ,
This document discusses operating systems that Apple has created in the past, and many that it tried to create. Through this discussion, we will come across several technologies the confluence of which eventually led to Mac OS X.
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Book cover: Lecture Notes on Operating SystemsLecture Notes on Operating Systems
by - Unversity of Wisconsin -- Madison ,
Intended as a general introduction to the techniques used to implement operating systems and related kinds of systems software. Among the topics covered will be process management; processor scheduling; deadlock prevention, avoidance, and recovery.
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Book cover: Operating Systems and Middleware: Supporting Controlled InteractionOperating Systems and Middleware: Supporting Controlled Interaction
by - 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.
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Book cover: Xen Virtualization EssentialsXen Virtualization Essentials
by - Virtuatopia ,
Xen is a feature rich, open source, hypervisor-based virtualization solution which has gained both wide acceptance and an enviable reputation throughout the IT industry. This book emphasizes the practical aspects of working with Xen.
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Book cover: Lecture Notes on Operating SystemsLecture Notes on Operating Systems
by - Vilnius Gediminas Technical University ,
Operating systems are used on most computer systems. Commercially-supplied operating systems are present on virtually all modern devices, from personal computers to mainframes, as well as mobile computers such as PDAs and mobile phones.
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Book cover: The Operating Systems Handbook: Unix, Openvms, Os/400, Vm, and MVSThe Operating Systems Handbook: Unix, Openvms, Os/400, Vm, and MVS
by - 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.
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Book cover: The Mac ManualThe Mac Manual
by - makeuseof.com ,
Written with the beginner Mac user in mind. It was intended to help recent Switchers learn more about the Mac operating system, to expose them to the best free applications, to extend their productivity and to assist them with day-to-day procedures.
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Book cover: Mac OS X UnleashedMac OS X Unleashed
by - 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.
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Book cover: Programming the Be Operating SystemProgramming the Be Operating System
by - O'Reilly ,
This book gives C++ programmers their start to developing the applications on Be operating system. The book begins with simple programs and gradually adds elements of the graphical interface. It carefully describes drawing and message handling.
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Book cover: Windows PowerShell 1.0 EssentialsWindows PowerShell 1.0 Essentials
by - Techotopia ,
This online ebook covers the basics of the Windows PowerShell, installing, creating and running PowerShell scripts, commands and aliases, variables, types, arrays, operators, functions, file handling, PowerShell and .NET, drawing graphics, security.
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Book cover: Implementing CIFS: The Common Internet File SystemImplementing CIFS: The Common Internet File System
by - Prentice Hall PTR ,
CIFS is Microsoft's standard for Internet file sharing. This book is a cross-platform guide to CIFS capabilities and behavior for developers who want to add CIFS compatibility to their products, and for network and system administrators.
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Book cover: Project Oberon - The Design of an Operating System and CompilerProject Oberon - The Design of an Operating System and Compiler
by ,
Here are the results of Project Oberon, which goal was to design an entire system from scratch. It gives advice on how a system might be built, and demonstrates how one was built. Program listings alone contain the ultimate explanations.
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Book cover: An Operating Systems Vade Mecum, Second EditionAn Operating Systems Vade Mecum, Second Edition
by - Prentice Hall ,
The book is intended for a first course in operating systems at the undergraduate level. Operating systems are complex topic, this text unifies the diverse points of view and guide the novice step by step through the complexities of the subject.
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Book cover: A Short Introduction to Operating SystemsA Short Introduction to Operating Systems
by ,
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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Book cover: Practical File System Design with the Be File SystemPractical File System Design with the Be File System
by - Morgan Kaufmann Publishers ,
Guide to the design of file systems in general, and the Be File System in particular. The book covers all topics related to file systems, advanced topics are also covered, such as journaling, attributes, indexing and query processing.
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Book cover: The Little Book of SemaphoresThe Little Book of Semaphores
by - Green Tea Press ,
A textbook that introduces the principles of synchronization for concurrent programming. It identifies patterns that are useful for a variety of synchronization problems and then show how they can be assembled into solutions.
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