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Chapter 0 Guide for Readers and Instructors 0.1 Outline of the Book 0.2 A Roadmap for Readers and Instructors 0.3 Internet and Web Resources PART ONE BACKGROUND Chapter 1 Computer System Overview1.1 Basic Elements 1.2 Evolution of the Microprocessor 1.3 Instruction Execution 1.4 Interrupts 1.5 The Memory Hierarchy 1.6 Cache Memory 1.7 Direct Memory Access 1.8 Multiprocessor and Multicore Organization 1.9 Recommended Reading and Web Sites 1.10 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems Appendix 1A Performance Characteristics of Two-Level Memory Chapter 2 Operating System Overview2.1 Operating System Objectives and Functions 2.2 The Evolution of Operating Systems 2.3 Major Achievements 2.4 Developments Leading to Modern Operating Systems 2.5 Virtual Machines 2.6 OS Design Considerations for Multiprocessor and Multicore 2.7 Microsoft Windows Overview 2.8 Traditional UNIX Systems 2.9 Modern UNIX Systems 2.10 Linux 2.11 Android 2.12 Recommended Reading and Web Sites 2.13 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems PART TWO PROCESSES Chapter 3 Process Description and Control 3.1 What Is a Process? 3.2 Process States 3.3 Process Description 3.4 Process Control 3.5 Execution of the Operating System 3.6 UNIX SVR4 Process Management 3.7 Summary 3.8 Recommended Reading and Animations 3.9 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems Chapter 4 Threads4.1 Processes and Threads 4.2 Types of Threads 4.3 Multicore and Multithreading 4.4 Windows 8 Process and Thread Management 4.5 Solaris Thread and SMP Management 4.6 Linux Process and Thread Management 4.7 Android Process and Thread Management 4.8 Mac OS X Grand Central Dispatch 4.9 Summary 4.10 Recommended Reading 4.11 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems Chapter 5 Concurrency: Mutual Exclusion and Synchronization5.1 Principles of Concurrency 5.2 Mutual Exclusion: Hardware Support 5.3 Semaphores 5.4 Monitors 5.5 Message Passing 5.6 Readers/Writers Problem 5.7 Summary 5.8 Recommended Reading and Animations 5.9 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems Chapter 6 Concurrency: Deadlock and Starvation6.1 Principles of Deadlock 6.2 Deadlock Prevention 6.3 Deadlock Avoidance 6.4 Deadlock Detection 6.5 An Integrated Deadlock Strategy 6.6 Dining Philosophers Problem 6.7 UNIX Concurrency Mechanisms 6.8 Linux Kernel Concurrency Mechanisms 6.9 Solaris Thread Synchronization Primitives 6.10 Windows Concurrency Mechanisms 6.11 Android Interprocess Communications 6.12 Summary 6.13 Recommended Reading 6.14 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems PART THREE MEMORY Chapter 7 Memory Management7.1 Memory Management Requirements 7.2 Memory Partitioning 7.3 Paging 7.4 Segmentation 7.5 Summary 7.6 Recommended Reading and Animations 7.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems Appendix 7A Loading and Linking Chapter 8 Virtual Memory8.1 Hardware and Control Structures 8.2 Operating System Software 8.3 UNIX and Solaris Memory Management 8.4 Linux Memory Management 8.5 Windows Memory Management 8.6 Android Memory Management 8.7 Summary 8.8 Recommended Reading and Web Sites 8.9 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems PART FOUR SCHEDULING Chapter 9 Uniprocessor Scheduling9.1 Types of Scheduling 9.2 Scheduling Algorithms 9.3 Traditional UNIX Scheduling 9.4 Summary 9.5 Recommended Reading and Animations 9.6 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems Chapter 10 Multiprocessor and Real-Time Scheduling10.1 Multiprocessor and Multicore Scheduling 10.2 Real-Time Scheduling 10.3 Linux Scheduling 10.4 UNIX SVR4 Scheduling 10.5 UNIX FreeBSD Scheduling 10.6 Windows Scheduling 10.7 Summary 10.8 Recommended Reading 10.9 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems PART FIVE INPUT/OUTPUT AND FILES Chapter 11 I/O Management and Disk Scheduling11.1 I/O Devices 11.2 Organization of the I/O Function 11.3 Operating System Design Issues 11.4 I/O Buffering 11.5 Disk Scheduling 11.6 RAID 11.7 Disk Cache 11.8 UNIX I/O 11.9 Linux I/O 11.10 Windows I/O 11.11 Summary 11.12 Recommended Reading 11.13 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems Chapter 12 File Management12.1 Overview 12.2 File Organization and Access 12.3 B-Trees 12.4 File Directories 12.5 File Sharing 12.6 Record Blocking 12.7 Secondary Storage Management 12.8 UNIX File Management 12.9 Linux Virtual File System 12.10 Windows File System 12.11 Android File Management 12.12 Summary 12.13 Recommended Reading 12.14 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems PART SIX ADVANCED TOPICS Chapter 13 Embedded Operating Systems13.1 Embedded Systems 13.2 Characteristics of Embedded Operating Systems 13.3 Embedded Linux 13.4 TinyOS 13.5 Embedded Linux 13.5 Recommended Reading 13.6 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems Chapter 14 Virtual Machines14.1 Approaches to Virtualization 14.2 Processor Issues 14.3 Memory Management 14.4 I/O Management 14.5 VMware ESXi 14.6 Microsoft Hyper-V and Xen Variants 14.7 Java VM 14.8 Linux VServer Virtual Machine Architecture 14.9 Android Virtual Machine 14.10 Recommended Reading 14.11 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems Chapter 15 Operating System Security15.1 Intruders and Malicious Software 15.2 Buffer Overflow 15.3 Access Control 15.4 UNIX Access Control 15.5 Operating Systems Hardening 15.6 Security Maintenance 15.7 Windows Security 15.8 Recommended Reading 15.9 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems Chapter 16 Distributed Processing, Client/Server, and Clusters16.1 Client/Server Computing 16.2 Distributed Message Passing 16.3 Remote Procedure Calls 16.4 Clusters 16.5 Windows Cluster Server 16.6 Beowulf and Linux Clusters 16.7 Summary 16.8 Recommended Reading 16.9 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems APPENDICESAppendix A Topics in Concurrency Appendix B Programming and Operating System Projects ReferencesIndex Acronyms ONLINE CHAPTERS AND APPENDICES[1] Chapter 17 Network Protocols17.1 The Need for a Protocol Architecture 17.2 The TCP/IP Protocol Architecture 17.3 Sockets 17.4 Linux Networking 17.5 Summary 17.6 Recommended Reading and Web Sites 17.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems Appendix 17A The Trivial File Transfer Protocol Chapter 18 Distributed Process Management 18.1 Process Migration 18.2 Distributed Global States 18.3 Distributed Mutual Exclusion 18.4 Distributed Deadlock 18.5 Summary 18.6 Recommended Reading 18.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems Chapter 19 Overview of Probability and Stochastic Processes19.1 Probability 19.2 Random Variables 19.3 Elementary Concepts of Stochastic Processes 19.4 Recommended Reading and Web Sites 19.5 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems Chapter 20 Queueing Analysis20.1 How Queues Behave-A Simple Example 20.2 Why Queuing Analysis? 20.3 Queueing Models 20.4 Single-Server Queues 20.5 Multiserver Queues 20.6 Examples 20.7 Queues with Priorities 20.8 Networks of Queues 20.9 Other Queueing Models 20.10 Estimating Model Parameters 20.11 Recommended Reading and Web Sites 20.12 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems Programming Project One Developing a Shell Programming Project Two The HOST Dispatcher Shell Appendix C Topics in Computer Organization Appendix D Object-Oriented Design Appendix E Amdahl's Law Appendix F Hash Tables Appendix G Response Time Appendix H Queueing System Concepts Appendix I The Complexity of Algorithms Appendix J Disk Storage Devices Appendix K Cryptographic AlgorithmsAppendix L Standards Organizations Appendix M Sockets: A Programmer's Introduction Appendix N The International Reference Alphabet Appendix O BACI: The Ben-Ari Concurrent Programming System Appendix P Procedure Control Appendix Q eCOS Glossary

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