Understanding Operating Systems

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Authors : Ann McHoes; Ida M. Flynn


560 Pages  Paperback 

5th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2006, 2001, 1997

©2008 , Published


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With the same straightforward and clear writing style that has made previous editions so successful, Understanding Operating Systems, Fifth Edition, provides the ideal blend of operating theory and practice. Coverage includes the fundamentals of operating systems: what they are, what they do, how th... more


Describes technical concepts in a not-so-technical manner allowing students to grasp the complexities of standalone and networking systems.

Contains research topics in each chapter to encourage students to explore current events on fast-breaking subjects.

Contains numerous diagrams, examples, illu... more