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An Operating System is the most widely used piece of software in any computer. Course is designed to give basic concepts in operating systems and how different choices in operating system design and implement

Learning Objectives

  1. Knowledge of Basic Concepts of Operating System
  2. Knowledge of Computer System Organization
  3. Knowledge of Operating System Structure
  4. Knowledge of Processes and Threads
  5. Knowledge of Process Scheduling
  6. Knowledge of Resource Management
  7. Knowledge of Process Synchronization & communication
  8. Knowledge of Memory & Virtual Memory Management
  9. Knowledge of the Cause and Effect Related to Deadlocks
  10. Knowledge of File Management
  11. Knowledge of Open Source Operating System
  12. Knowledge of Shell Commands and Shell Scripting
  13. Knowledge of System Calls
  14. Obtaining Programming Experience of Implementing Operating System Algorithms 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of course students should be able to demonstrate a knowledge of;

  • Basics of Operating systems
  • Impact of different features on OS design
  • Intro to Operating Systems Design
  • How to build fast systems
  • Operating system performance measurement


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