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The ninth edition of Operating System Concepts continues to evolve to provide a solid theoretical foundation for understanding operating systems. This edition has been updated with more extensive coverage of the most current topics and applications, improved conceptual coverage and additional content to bridge the gap between concepts and actual implementations. A new design allows for easier navigation and enhances reader motivation. Additional end-of-chapter, exercises, review questions, and programming exercises help to further reinforce important concepts. WileyPLUS, including a test bank, self-check exercises, and a student solutions manual, is also part of the comprehensive support package.
- Covers the fundamental design principles common to all modern operating systems, including UNIX, Linux, and DOS, with an emphasis on abstract principles, rather than implementations in any particular system
The award-winning team of Abraham Silberschatz, Peter Galvin, and Greg Gagne gets system administrators right up to speed on all the key concepts of computer operating systems. This new edition gives them a thorough theoretical foundation that they can apply to a wide variety of systems as they progress to the next level of their computer work. It presents several new Java example programs including features in Java 7. Increased coverage is offered on user perspective, OS design, security, and distributed programming. New exercises are also provided to reinforce the concepts and enable system administrators to design with confidence.
Now in its Seventh Edition, UNDERSTANDING OPERATING SYSTEMS continues to provide a clear and straightforward explanation of operating system theory and practice. As in previous editions, the book's highly regarded structure begins with a discussion of fundamentals before moving on to specific operating systems. Fully updated, this new edition includes expanded analysis of the impact on operating systems of such innovations as multi-core processing and wireless technologies. Revised Research Topics in the exercise section encourage independent student research. The final four chapters have been updated to include information on current versions of UNIX (including the latest Macintosh OS), Linux, and Windows, and a new chapter on Android has been added.
Kubernetes radically changes the way applications are built and deployed in the cloud. Since its introduction in 2014, this container orchestrator has become one of the largest and most popular open source projects in the world. The updated edition of this practical book shows developers and ops personnel how Kubernetes and container technology can help you achieve new levels of velocity, agility, reliability, and efficiency. Kelsey Hightower, Brendan Burns, and Joe Beda-who've worked on Kubernetes at Google and beyond-explain how this system fits into the lifecycle of a distributed application. You'll learn how to use tools and APIs to automate scalable distributed systems, whether it's for online services, machine learning applications, or a cluster of Raspberry Pi computers. Create a simple cluster to learn how Kubernetes works Dive into the details of deploying an application using Kubernetes Learn specialized objects in Kubernetes, such as DaemonSets, jobs, ConfigMaps, and secrets Explore deployments that tie together the lifecycle of a complete application Get practical examples of how to develop and deploy real-world applications in Kubernetes
Pro tips for macOS from "Dr. Mac" Your shiny new iMac or trusty old MacBook both rely on macOS to help you get things done. It helps to have an equally reliable guidebook to steer you through the tasks and steps that make macOS run efficiently. This fun and friendly guide provides the direction you need to easily navigate macOS. Longtime expert Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus shares his years of experience to help you better understand macOS and make it a timesaving tool in your life. Take a tour of the macOS interface Get organized and save time with macOS applications Get pro tips on speeding up your Mac Back up your data with ease Covering the fundamentals of the OS and offering insight into the most common functions of macOS, this is indispensable reading for new or inexperienced macOS users.
Docker is rapidly changing the way organizations deploy software at scale. However, understanding how Linux containers fit into your workflow-and getting the integration details right-is not a trivial task. With the updated edition of this practical guide, you'll learn how to use Docker to package your applications with all of their dependencies and then test, ship, scale, and support your containers in production. This edition includes significant updates to the examples and explanations that reflect the substantial changes that have occurred over the past couple of years. Sean Kane and Karl Matthias have added a complete chapter on Docker Compose, deeper coverage of Docker Swarm mode, introductions to both Kubernetes and AWS Fargate, examples on how to optimize your Docker images, and much more. Learn how Docker simplifies dependency management and deployment workflow for your applications Start working with Docker images, containers, and command line tools Use practical techniques to deploy and test Docker containers in production Debug containers by understanding their composition and internal processes Deploy production containers at scale inside your data center or cloud environment Explore advanced Docker topics, including deployment tools, networking, orchestration, security, and configuration
In 2016, Google's Site Reliability Engineering book ignited an industry discussion on what it means to run production services today-and why reliability considerations are fundamental to service design. Now, Google engineers who worked on that bestseller introduce The Site Reliability Workbook, a hands-on companion that uses concrete examples to show you how to put SRE principles and practices to work in your environment. This new workbook not only combines practical examples from Google's experiences, but also provides case studies from Google's Cloud Platform customers who underwent this journey. Evernote, The Home Depot, The New York Times, and other companies outline hard-won experiences of what worked for them and what didn't. Dive into this workbook and learn how to flesh out your own SRE practice, no matter what size your company is. You'll learn: How to run reliable services in environments you don't completely control-like cloud Practical applications of how to create, monitor, and run your services via Service Level Objectives How to convert existing ops teams to SRE-including how to dig out of operational overload Methods for starting SRE from either greenfield or brownfield
Today 's embedded devices and sensor networks are becoming more and more sophisticated, requiring more efficient and highly flexible compilers. Engineers are discovering that many of the compilers in use today are ill-suited to meet the demands of more advanced computer architectures. Updated to include the latest techniques, The Compiler Design Handbook, Second Edition offers a unique opportunity for designers and researchers to update their knowledge, refine their skills, and prepare for emerging innovations. The completely revised handbook includes 14 new chapters addressing topics such as worst case execution time estimation, garbage collection, and energy aware compilation. The editors take special care to consider the growing proliferation of embedded devices, as well as the need for efficient techniques to debug faulty code. New contributors provide additional insight to chapters on register allocation, software pipelining, instruction scheduling, and type systems. Written by top researchers and designers from around the world, The Compiler Design Handbook, Second Edition gives designers the opportunity to incorporate and develop innovative techniques for optimization and code generation.
Based upon the authors' experience in designing and deploying an embedded Linux system with a variety of applications, Embedded Linux System Design and Development contains a full embedded Linux system development roadmap for systems architects and software programmers. Explaining the issues that arise out of the use of Linux in embedded systems, the book facilitates movement to embedded Linux from traditional real-time operating systems, and describes the system design model containing embedded Linux. This book delivers practical solutions for writing, debugging, and profiling applications and drivers in embedded Linux, and for understanding Linux BSP architecture. It enables you to understand: various drivers such as serial, I2C and USB gadgets; uClinux architecture and its programming model; and the embedded Linux graphics subsystem. The text also promotes learning of methods to reduce system boot time, optimize memory and storage, and find memory leaks and corruption in applications. This volume benefits IT managers in planning to choose an embedded Linux distribution and in creating a roadmap for OS transition. It also describes the application of the Linux licensing model in commercial products.
The object oriented paradigm has become one of the dominant forces in the computing world. According to a recent survey, by the year 2000, more than 80% of development organizations are expected to use object technology as the basis for their distributed development strategies.
Get up to speed with Prometheus, the metrics-based monitoring system used by tens of thousands of organizations in production. This practical guide provides application developers, sysadmins, and DevOps practitioners with a hands-on introduction to the most important aspects of Prometheus, including infrastructure and application monitoring, dashboarding and alerting, direct code instrumentation, and metric collection from third-party systems with exporters. This open source system has gained popularity over the past few years for good reason. With its simple yet powerful data model and query language, Prometheus does one thing, and it does it well. Author and Prometheus developer Brian Brazil guides you through Prometheus setup, the Node exporter, and the Alertmanager, then demonstrates how to use them for application and infrastructure monitoring. Know where and how much to apply instrumentation to your application code Identify metrics with labels using unique key-value pairs Get an introduction to Grafana, a popular tool for building dashboards Learn how to use the Node Exporter to monitor your infrastructure Use service discovery to provide different views of your machines and services Use Prometheus with Kubernetes and examine exporters you can use with containers Convert data from other monitoring systems into the Prometheus format
Optimized for Kubernetes, Quarkus is designed to help you create Java applications that are cloud first, container native, and serverless capable. With this cookbook, authors Alex Soto Bueno and Jason Porter from Red Hat provide detailed solutions for installing, interacting with, and using Quarkus in the development and production of microservices. The recipes in this book show midlevel to senior developers familiar with Java enterprise application development how to get started with Quarkus quickly. You'll become familiar with how Quarkus works within the wider Java ecosystem and discover ways to adapt this framework to your particular needs. You'll learn how to: Shorten the development cycle by enabling live reloading in dev mode Connect to and communicate with Kafka Develop with the reactive programming model Easily add fault tolerance to your services Build your application as a Kubernetes-ready container Ease development with OpenAPI and test a native Quarkus application
Master the fundamental concepts of computer operating systems with Tomsho's GUIDE TO OPERATING SYSTEMS, 6th Edition. An excellent resource for training across different operating systems, this practical text equips you with key theory and technical information as you work with today's most popular operating systems, including Windows, macOS and Linux platforms. You will learn how general operating systems are organized and function as well as gain hands-on experience with OS installation, upgrading and configuration. Processors, file systems, networking, virtualization, security, device management, storage, OS maintenance and troubleshooting are covered in detail. In addition, the MindTap digital learning solution gives you a wealth of anywhere, anytime learning resources.
Graphite has become one of the most powerful monitoring tools available today, due to its ease of use, rapid graph prototyping abilities, and a friendly rendering API. With this practical guide, system administrators and engineers will learn how to use this open source tool to track operational data you need to monitor your systems, as well as application-level metrics for profiling your services. Author Jason Dixon, member of the Graphite project, provides a thorough introduction of Graphite from the basics to the skills and tools you need for troubleshooting and scaling out its software components. If you want to learn more about monitoring systems, services, or applications, this is the book you need. Get an introduction to monitoring, including important concepts and terminology Examine the features and functionality of key Graphite components, including Carbon and Whisper Learn the typical user workflow necessary to create a basic line chart Build complex charts with chained functions and multiple axes that interact directly with the rendering API Understand how to use the native Graphite dashboard, as well as the more popular third-party dashboards Master the art of scaling and troubleshooting high-performance or highly available Graphite clusters
This informative text/reference highlights the potential of DataFlow computing in research requiring high speeds, low power requirements, and high precision, while also benefiting from a reduction in the size of the equipment. The cutting-edge research and implementation case studies provided in this book will help the reader to develop their practical understanding of the advantages and unique features of this methodology. This work serves as a companion title to DataFlow Supercomputing Essentials: Algorithms, Applications and Implementations, which reviews the key algorithms in this area, and provides useful examples. Topics and features: reviews the library of tools, applications, and source code available to support DataFlow programming; discusses the enhancements to DataFlow computing yielded by small hardware changes, different compilation techniques, debugging, and optimizing tools; examines when a DataFlow architecture is best applied, and for which types of calculation; describes how converting applications to a DataFlow representation can result in an acceleration in performance, while reducing the power consumption; explains how to implement a DataFlow application on Maxeler hardware architecture, with links to a video tutorial series available online. This enlightening volume will be of great interest to all researchers investigating supercomputing in general, and DataFlow computing in particular. Advanced undergraduate and graduate students involved in courses on Data Mining, Microprocessor Systems, and VLSI Systems, will also find the book to be a helpful reference.
Mastering cluster technology-the linking of servers-is becoming increasingly important for application and system programmers and network designers, administrators, and managers. With Microsoft's Windows NT cluster server being the first to tie cluster technology with a major operating system, it appears destined to take a leadership position in the industry. Introduction to Microsoft Windows NT Cluster Server provides all you need to know to develop your abilities for this essential technology. The author provides both introductory and advanced material focused on the three basic functions: fault tolerant computing (failover), load balancing, and centralized administration and monitoring. He guides the reader from the basics of cluster servers, through Microsoft's cluster server set-up, communication, programming, and administration. Written for professionals who are familiar with the Windows NT operating system and have programming experience, Introduction to Microsoft Windows NT Cluster Server contains information instrumental in helping you achieve zero downtime.
Until recently, learning CoreDNS required reading the code or combing through the skimpy documentation on the website. No longer. With this practical book, developers and operators working with Docker or Linux containers will learn how to use this standard DNS server with Kubernetes. John Belamaric, senior staff software engineer at Google, and Cricket Liu, chief DNS architect at Infoblox, show you how to configure CoreDNS using real-world configuration examples to achieve specific purposes. You'll learn the basics of DNS, including how it functions as a location broker in container environments and how it ties into Kubernetes. Dive into DNS theory: the DNS namespace, domain names, domains, and zones Learn how to configure your CoreDNS server Manage and serve basic and advanced zone data with CoreDNS Configure CoreDNS service discovery with etcd and Kubernetes Learn one of the most common use cases for CoreDNS: the integration with Kubernetes Manipulate queries and responses as they flow through the plug-in chain Monitor and troubleshoot the availability and performance of your DNS service Build custom versions of CoreDNS and write your own plug-ins
Design a complete Voice over IP (VoIP) or traditional PBX system with Asterisk, even if you have only basic telecommunications knowledge. This bestselling guide makes it easy with a detailed roadmap that shows you how to install and configure this open source software, whether you're upgrading your existing phone system or starting from scratch. Ideal for Linux administrators, developers, and power users, this updated fifth edition shows you how to set up VoIP-based private telephone switching systems within the enterprise. You'll get up to speed on the features in Asterisk 16, the latest long-term support release from Digium. This book also includes new chapters on WebRTC and the Asterisk Real-time Interface (ARI). Discover how WebRTC provides a new direction for Asterisk Gain the knowledge to build a simple but complete phone system Build an interactive dialplan, using best practices for Asterisk's advanced features Learn how ARI has emerged as the API of choice for interfacing web development languages with Asterisk
This is the first comprehensive Operations Manager 2012 technical resource for every IT implementer and administrator. Building on their bestselling OpsMgr 2007 book, three Microsoft System Center Cloud and Data Center Management MVPs thoroughly illuminate major improvements in Microsoft's newest version-including new enhancements just added in Service Pack 1. You'll find all the information you need to efficiently manage cloud and datacenter applications and services in even the most complex environment. The authors provide up-to-date best practices for planning, installation, migration, configuration, administration, security, compliance, dashboards, forecasting, backup/recovery, management packs, monitoring including .NET monitoring, PowerShell automation, and much more. Drawing on decades of enterprise and service provider experience, they also offer indispensable insights for integrating with your existing Microsoft and third-party infrastructure. Detailed information on how to...
Discover the latest information for working on Windows, Mac OS, and UNIX/Linux platforms with GUIDE TO OPERATING SYSTEMS, 5E. You examine operating system theory, installation, upgrading, configuring operating system and hardware, file systems, virtualization, security, hardware options, storage, resource sharing, network connectivity, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Easily understood and highly practical, GUIDE TO OPERATING SYSTEMS, 5E is the resource you need to deepen your understanding of different operating systems. This edition helps you understand the fundamental concepts of computer operating systems. The book specifically addresses Windows 10 and earlier Windows client OSs, Windows Server 2012 R2 and earlier Windows server OSs with a preview of Windows Server 2016, Fedora Linux, and Mac OS X El Capitan and earlier. In addition, general information prepares you to work with many other operating systems.
This new and fully updated edition provides the practical course text to the Operating Systems required by the majority of degree and HND courses in Computing. It uses as a basis the familiar operating systems of UNIX, MSDOS and Windows. Colin Ritchie provides a clear introduction of all the terminology and concepts involved, and enables the reader to gain a thorough knowledge of the subject by blending technical discussion with real-practice issues, supported by practical exercises.
Validation of Computerized Analytical and Networked Systems provides the definitive rationales, logic, and methodology for validation of computerized analytical systems. Whether you are involved with formulation or analytical development laboratories, chemical or microbiological quality control laboratories, LIMS installations, or any aspect of robotic in a healthcare laboratory, this book furnishes complete validation details. International and FDA regulations and requirements are discussed and juxtaposed with numerous practical examples that show you how to cost-effectively and efficiently accomplish validation acceptable to FDA GCP/GLP/GMP, NAMAS, and EN45001 standards. The templates included provide documentation examples and the many checklists found throughout the book assure that all aspects of covered in a logical sequence. The chapters describe and explain such topics as the Product Life Cycle revalidation, change control, documentation requirements, qualifications, testing, data validation and traceability, inspection, SOPs, and many other that help streamline the validation process.
System Integration presents the systems approach to complex problem solving and provides a powerful base for both product and process integration. This unique reference describes 27 kinds of integration work, primarily obtained through human communications. Simple computer applications-already in place in most companies-have the resources to encourage the availability and sharing of current team knowledge, which results in an intense, cooperative experience leading rapidly to sound design solutions.
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