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Introduction to Operating Systems


Introduction to Operating Systems teaches the basic operating system abstractions, mechanisms, and their implementations.

Introduction to Operating Systems teaches the basic operating system abstractions, mechanisms, and their implementations.

Last Updated March 7, 2022


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Course Lessons

Lesson 1

== Course Readiness Survey ==

Lesson 2

P1L1: Course Overview

Lesson 3

P1L2: Introduction to Operating Systems

Lesson 4

P2L1: Processes and Process Management

Lesson 5

P2L2: Threads and Concurrency

Lesson 6

P2L3: Threads Case Study: PThreads

Lesson 7

== Problem Set 1 ==

Lesson 8

P2L4: Thread Design Considerations

Lesson 9

P2L5: Thread Performance Considerations

Lesson 10

== Sample Midterm Questions ==

Lesson 11

P3L1: Scheduling

Lesson 12

P3L2: Memory Management

Lesson 13

P3L3: Inter-Process Communication

Lesson 14

P3L4: Synchronization Constructs

Lesson 15

P3L5: I/O Management

Lesson 16

P3L6: Virtualization

Lesson 17

P4L1: Remote Procedure Calls

Lesson 18

P4L2: Distributed File Systems

Lesson 19

P4L3: Distributed Shared Memory

Lesson 20

P4L4: Datacenter Technologies

Lesson 21

== Sample Final Questions ==

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