Publisher description for Operating system concepts / Abraham Silberschatz, Peter Baer Galvin.
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The latest edition of this bestselling book provides a solid theoretical foundation for understanding operating systems. Authors Abraham Silberschatz and Peter Galvin discuss key concepts that are applicable to a variety of systems. They also present a large number of examples from common operating systems, including Windows and Solaris 2. Two case studies illustrate Windows NT and Linux. Chapters on Memory Management, Virtual Memory, Network Structures, and Security have been updated significantly.
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