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  • Title Modern Operating Systems
  • Author(s) Andrew S. Tanenbaum
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall; 3 edition (December 21, 2007)
  • Hardcover/Paperback: 1104
  • eBook: PDF
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0136006639
  • ISBN-13: 978-0136006633
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Book Description

The widely anticipated revision of this worldwide best-seller incorporates the latest developments in operating systems technologies. It includes up-to-date materials on relevant operating systems such as Linux, Windows, and embedded real-time and multimedia systems. Includes new and updated coverage of multimedia operating systems, multiprocessors, virtual machines, and antivirus software. Covers internal workings of Windows Vista (Ch. 11); unique even for current publications.

A useful reference for programmers.

About the Authors
  • Andrew S. Tanenbaum is an American-Dutch computer scientist and professor emeritus of computer science at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in the Netherlands. He is best known as the author of MINIX, a free Unix-like operating system for teaching purposes, and for his computer science textbooks, regarded as standard texts in the field.
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