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 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 Remzi H. Arpaci-Dusseau, Andrea C. Arpaci-Dusseau - 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.
by Neil Smyth - 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.
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.