EC1007 Operating Systems Syllabus

EC1007 OPERATING SYSTEMS 3 0 0 100

AIM
To have a through knowledge of the scheduling, memory management, I/O and File System in a Operating system. To have an introduction to distributed operating system.

OBJECTIVES
• To have an overview of components of an operating systems
• To have a thorough knowledge of Process management, Storage management, I/O and File Management.
• To have an understanding of a distributed operating systems.

UNIT I OPERATING SYSTEMS – AN OVERVIEW 8
Introduction to OS - Mainframe systems – Desktop Systems –
Multiprocessor Systems – Distributed Systems – Clustered Systems – Real Time Systems – Handheld Systems. Computer-System Operation – I/O Structure – Storage Structure – Storage Hierarchy – Hardware Protection – Network Structure. System Components – Operating-System Services – System Calls – System Programs – System Structure – Virtual Machines – System Design and Implementation – System Generation.

UNIT II PROCESS MANAGEMENT 10
Process Concept – Process Scheduling – Operations on Processes – Cooperating Process – Interprocess Communication – Communication in client-server systems. Threads – Overview – Multithreading models – Threading issues- CPU Scheduling – Basic Concepts – Scheduling Criteria – Scheduling Algorithms – Multiple-Processor Scheduling – Real Time Scheduling – Process Scheduling Models. The Critical-Section Problem – Synchronization Hardware – Semaphores – Classic problems of Synchronization – Critical regions – Monitors – Atomic transactions. System Model – Deadlock Characterization – Methods for handling Deadlocks -Deadlock Prevention – Deadlock avoidance – Deadlock detection – Recovery from Deadlock.

UNIT III STORAGE MANAGEMENT 10
Storage Management – Background – Swapping – Contiguous Memory allocation – Paging – Segmentation – Segmentation with Paging. Virtual Memory – Background – Demand Paging – Process creation – Page Replacement – Allocation of frames – Thrashing. File System Implementation – File Concept – Access Methods – Directory Structure – File – System Mounting – File Sharing – Production. File System Structure – File System Implementation – Directory Implementation – Allocation Methods – Free-space Management – Efficiency and Performance – Recovery.

UNIT IV I/O SYSTEMS 8
I/O Hardware – Application I/O Interface – Kernel I/O Subsystem – Transforming I/O to Hardware Operations – Streams – Performance. Disk Structure – Disk Scheduling – Disk Management – Swap-Space Management – RAID Structure – Disk Attachment – Stable – Storage Implementation – Tertiary Storage Structure.

UNIT V DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS 9
Background – Topology – Network Types – Communication – Communication Protocols – Robustness – Design Issues. Naming and Transparency – Remote File Access – Stateful Versus Stateless Service – File Replication. Event Ordering – Mutual Exclusion – Atomicity – Concurrency Control – Deadlock Handling – Election Algorithms – Reaching Agreement.

TOTAL : 45
TEXT BOOK
1. Abraham Silberschatz, Peter Baer Galvin and Greg Gagne, “Operating System Concepts, Windows XP Update”, Sixth Edition, John Wiley & Sons (ASIA) Pvt. LTD, 2003

REFERENCES
1. Harvey M. Deitel, Operating Systems, Second Edition, Pearson Education Pvt. Ltd, 2002
2. Andrew S. Tanenbaum, Modern Operating Systems, Prentice Hall of India Pvt. LTD, 2003
3. William Stallings, Operating System Prentice Hall of India, 4th Edition, 2003

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