Introduction: What is an Operating System? 
Introduction: What is an Operating System?
by UC Berkeley / John D. Kubiatowicz
Video Lecture 1 of 23
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Date Added: December 27, 2009

Lecture Description


August 27, 2008

- About the Instructor

- What is an Operating System?

- Examples of Operating Systems Design

- Why Study Operating Systems?

Course Index

Course Description


In this course, Prof. John D. Kubiatowicz gives 23 video lectures on Operating Systems and System Programming. 



Topics discussed in this course are:

- Basic concepts of Operating Systems and System Programming.

- Utility Programs, Subsystems, Multiple-program Systems.

- Processes, Interprocess Communication, and Synchronization.

- Memory Allocation, Segmentation, Paging.

- Loading and Linking, Libraries.

- Resource Allocation, Scheduling, Performance Evaluation.

- File Systems, Storage Devices, I-O Systems.

- Protection, Security, and Privacy.



Course Details:
 

UC Berkeley Webcast

CS162 - Spring 2007



Original Course Name:
Computer Science 162 - Spring 2007.

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