A revised and updated edition of this student introductory textbook, it has new diagrams and illustrations, with updated hardware examples. A new concluding chapter on graphical user interfaces is added. There is also more emphasis on client-server systems.
Table of Contents
Functions and characteristics of an operating system; concurrent processes; the system nucleus; memory management; input and output; the filing system; resource allocation and scheduling; protection; reliability; job control; graphical user interfaces.