Advanced Operating Systems
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.
Approx. 5 weeks
Included in Product
Rich Learning Content
Taught by Industry Pros
What You Will Learn
Design and Implementation of Distributed Services
- Global Memory System
- Distributed Shared Memory
- Distributed File System
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