CSC606 Modern Operating Systems

Lead Faculty: Dr. Pradip Peter Dey

Course Description

A study of relation between architectures, system software and application software. Topics include process, thread, and memory management issues, multiprogramming, timesharing, multithreading, multiprocessing, inter-process communication, synchronization, virtual machines, client-server systems, distributed systems, real time systems, resource allocation, shared resources, input output, file systems, computer security and related problems. Scope and limitations of current Operating Systems are considered.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe virtual memory management systems
  • Describe process management algorithms
  • Describe deadlocks
  • Write code that accesses operating system structures
  • Describe limitations of current operating systems