The highly praised book in communications networking from IEEE Press, now available in the Eastern Economy Edition.This is a non-mathematical introduction to Distributed Operating Systems explaining the fundamental concepts and design principles of this emerging technology. As a textbook for students and as a self-study text for systems managers and software engineers, this book provides a concise and an informal introduction to the subject.
This book is recommended in National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya.
Each chapter addresses de-facto standards, popular technologies, and design principles applicable to a wide variety of systems. Complete with chapter summaries, end-of-chapter exercises and bibliographies, the book concludes with a set of case studies that provide real-world insights into four distributed operating systems. The reader will find comprehensive coverage of all major issues in the field:· Inter-process communication· Distributed shared memory· Synchronization· Resource and process management· File management· Naming and security · A multitude of design options and more!