About this Course

The course covers the basics of Memory Systems, File Systems, Multithreaded Programming, and Networking. Together these form a strong foundation from which the student can understand cutting edge research in the areas of Virtualization, Distributed Systems, and Internet-scale services in the GT Advanced Operating Systems sequence.

Course Cost
Free
Timeline
Approx. 3 weeks
Skill Level
Intermediate
Included in Course
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GT - Refresher - Advanced OS

by Georgia Institute of Technology

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Course Leads

  • Charles Brubaker
    Charles Brubaker

    Instructor

What You Will Learn

Lesson 1: Memory Systems

Lesson 2: File Systems

Lesson 3: Multithreaded Programming

Lesson 4: Networking

Prerequisites and Requirements

No prior knowledge of Operating System concepts is assumed; however, the course is dense, since it is intended as a refresher for the student who already has some exposure to OS concepts.

See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.

Why Take This Course

Highlights of the course include a deep coverage of:

  • cache systems and strategies
  • how virtual memory is implemented
  • the FAT and ext2 file systems
  • the pthreads interface
  • the network protocol stack and the architecture of the Internet.
What do I get?
  • Instructor videos
  • Learn by doing exercises
  • Taught by industry professionals

Thanks for your interest!

We'll be in touch soon.

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