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Operating Systems: A Systematic View (6th Edition)

Operating Systems: A Systematic View (6th Edition)
Author: William S. Davis - T.M. Rajkumar
ISBN 13: 9780321267511
ISBN 10: 321267516
Edition: 6
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2004-05-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 688
List Price: $211.40

Written for professionals in both technical and non- technical fields, this textbook provides an introductory- level explanation to operating system principles. It focuses on usage, rather than design, of computer operating systems and networks. It demonstrates why operating systems are needed and what they do. Particular attention is given to the current versions of Windows XP, Windows 2003, UNIX, Linux, Macintosh OS X, and Novell. The authors teach at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


A basic introduction to operating systems for the computer user. The fifth edition adds chapters on the Windows 2000 interface, the Intel Pentium architecture, Windows 2000 internals, client/server networks, Novell NetWare, the Windows 2000 server, and the internet. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)