The Art of Operating Systems

Module 0


Peter J. Denning

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Chapters Contents
0.1 Introduction to operating systems
0.2 Dealing with complexity by levels of abstraction
0.3 Map of the levels and objects they manage
0.4 Each level is an abstract machine managing a class of OS objects
0.5 A brief history of operating systems from around 1960
0.6 Four basic ideas of OS