Operating Systems DeMYSTiFieD (Paperback) by McHoes Ann McIver Ballew Joli Short Patti UQIhvZ0F

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Learn what happens behind the scenes of operating systems Find out how operating systems work including Windows Mac OS X and Linux. Operating Systems Demystified describes the features common to most of today's popular operating systems and how they handle complex tasks. Written in a step-by-step format this practical guide begins with an overview of what operating systems are and how they are designed. The book then offers in-depth coverage of the boot process; CPU management; deadlocks; memory disk and file management; network operating systems; and the essentials of system security. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand even the technical material and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts. It's a no-brainer

You'll learn about: Fundamentals of operating system design Differences between menu- and command-driven user interfaces CPU scheduling and deadlocks Management of RAM and virtual memory Device management for hard drives CDs DVDs and Blu-ray drives Networking basics including wireless LANs and virtual private networks Key concepts of computer and data security Simple enough for a beginner but challenging enough for an advanced student Operating Systems Demystified helps you learn the essential elements of OS design and everyday use.