Free Course

Advanced Operating Systems

by
Georgia Institute of Technology

Abstractions and Virtualization

About this Course

In this course, we will see all the advances that have led to the state-of-the-art operating system that we know today, covering variety of platforms -- cell phones, multi-core, parallel systems, distributed systems, and cloud computing.

Course Cost
Free
Timeline
Approx. 5 weeks
Skill Level
advanced
Included in Product

Rich Learning ContentRich Learning Content

Interactive QuizzesInteractive Quizzes

Taught by Industry ProsTaught by Industry Pros

Self-Paced LearningSelf-Paced Learning

Course Leads

Kishore Ramachandran

Kishore Ramachandran

Instructor

Charles Brubaker

Charles Brubaker

Instructor

What You Will Learn

Prerequisites and Requirements

Students are expected to have taken an undergraduate OS course, or have some experience in industry. A good understanding of the concepts in a standard textbook such as "Operating Systems Concepts," Silberschatz and Galvin (or its equivalent) will be assumed in this course.

Students must also be comfortable with UNIX and C programming.

See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.

Why Take This Course

This course is a journey to understanding the role played by the Operating System in providing the rich user experience afforded to modern applications by today’s computers. Along the way, we highlight the symbiotic relationship between hardware and software that makes it possible for the computer and OS to provide a pleasing user experience.

What do I get?
  • Instructor videos
  • Learn by doing exercises
  • Taught by industry professionals