Publisher description for Schaum's outline of operating systems / J. Archer Harris.

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Counter - Covers the fundamental design principles common to all modern operating systems, including UNIX, Linux, and DOS, with an emphasis on abstract principles, rather than implementations in any particular system - Takes Schaum;s internationally acclaimed problem-solved approach, featuring detailed problems with step-by-step solutions; clear, concise explanations of all relevant operating system concepts and applications; and expert tips and techniques for solving difficult problems - Designed to be a supplementary text in traditional operating system courses (taken by more than 100,000 students a year), as well as a handy professional resource for practitioners looking for clear, concise answers to general operating system questions, especially about systems with which they may not be familiar