Operating Systems

MCS4663

Operating Systems

College of Arts + Science
MATH
"This course focuses on the core concepts that underlie contemporary operating systems. It introduces the structure and responsibilities of operating systems, discusses the cutting-edge advances in computing that are redefining operating systems, and addresses design considerations, such as performance, fault tolerance, security, modularity, and cost. Topics include Operating System Architecture, Process Concepts and Management, Thread Concepts, Asynchronous Concurrent Execution, Concurrent Programming, Deadlock and Indefinite Postponement, Processor Scheduling Algorithms, Real Memory Organization and Management, Virtual Memory Organization and Management, Disk Performance Optimization, RAID, File Systems, and Case Studies."