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The Design of the UNIX Operating System (English) 1st Edition

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In this book the author traces the popularity of the UNIX system throughout the computer industry. He describes internal algorithms and structures that form the basis of the operating system (kernel) and their relationship to the programmer interface. The text is a description of the general flow of various algorithms and most important, a description of how they interact with each other. Algorithms are presented in a C-like pseudo-code to aid the reader in understanding the natural language description and their names correspond to the procedure names in the kernel.

Table Of Contents
  • Preface.
  • General Overview of the System.
  • Introduction to the Kernel.
  • The Buffer Cache.
  • Internal Representation of Files.
  • System Calls for the File System.
  • The Structure of Processes.
  • Process Control.
  • Process Scheduling and Time.
  • Memory Management Policies.
  • The I/O Subsystem.
  • Interprocess Communication.
  • Multi- processor Systems.
  • Distributed UNIX Systems.
  • Appendix_System Calls.
  • Bibliography.
  • Index.

Table of Contents

Preface
General Overview of the System
Introduction to the Kernel
The Buffer Cache
Internal Representation of Files
System Calls for the File System
The Structure of Processes
Process Control
Process Scheduling and Time
Memory Management Policies
The I / O Subsystem
Inter process Communication
Multi processor Systems
Distributed UNIX Systems
Appendix System Calls
Bibliography
Index

Specifications of The Design of the UNIX Operating System (English) 1st Edition (Paperback)

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Authored By Maurice J. Bach
Book Details
Publisher PHI LEARNING PVT LTD
Publication Year 1986
ISBN-13 9788120305168
ISBN-10 8120305167
Language English
Edition 1st
Binding Paperback
Number of Pages 488 Pages
University Books Details
Specialization B.Sc(Computer Science), Information Technology Engineering, Information Technology Engineering
Term 7th Semester, 5th Semester
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Abhay Hegde
11 Apr 2012
Your search for perfect book on UNIX ends here!

Beginner, intermediate , advanced - this book is for all of them. Maurice J Bach explains with great simplicity yet very technically concepts in UNIX.
This book explains the algorithms behind the commands used in UNIX hence enabling the reader to appreciate the concept. Highly recommended !

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Awesome book, quick delivery

I am happy to have purchased this book, covers basics very nicely.
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Hats off to Morice Bach

This is very good book. Enjoyed learning design of Unix OS and algorithms.
However, it is bit difficult to understand. I think, reader of this book has to be a good end user first.

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Good book to refer

This book provide in depth knowledge about unix kernel.File handling and Process chapters are really good.

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UNIX

#. This is the best book on UNIX architecture, on earth. It was followed by Linus Torvalds (while he was writing the linux kernel).

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This is very good book. Enjoyed learning design of Unix OS and algorithms.
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