Understanding Operating Systems by Ann McIver McHoesNow in its Sixth Edition, UNDERSTANDING OPERATING SYSTEMS continues to provide a clear and straightforward explanation of operating theory and practice. As in previous editions, the books highly-regarded structure begins with a discussion of fundamentals before moving on to specific operating systems. This edition has been updated and modernized; now included are enhanced discussions of the latest innovation evolutions (multi-core processing, wireless technologies, PDA and telephone operating systems, and Blu-ray optical storage) and how they affect operating systems. Revised Research Topics in the exercise section encourage independent research among students. Content in the final four chapters has been updated to include information about a few of the latest versions of UNIX (including specific mention of the latest Macintosh OS), Linux, and Windows
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Understanding Operating Systems / Edition 8
This leading book's proven approach begins with a valuable discussion of fundamentals before introducing specific operating systems. Fully updated, timely content offers an expanded analysis of how modern innovations, such as multi-core processing and wireless technologies, have impacted today's operating systems. Revised Research Topics within this edition's practical exercises encourage you to research emerging and influential topics on your own. In addition, updates throughout the final four chapters now highlight information on the most current versions of UNIX including the latest Macintosh OS , Linux, Windows, and Android to equip you with the contemporary knowledge and skills you need to working most effectively with today's systems. Ann McIver McHoes has been writing about computers for 25 years. She co-authored, with the late Ida M.
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