Online Courses

CS 423 - Operating Systems Design

Fall 2012

Operating Systems DesignONL45753ONL -    Tarek Abdelzaher
Simon Zhu

Course Description

This course examines the organization and structure of modern operating systems, concurrent programming concepts, deadlock, virtual memory, processor scheduling, disk systems, performance, protection, and security.

Credit Hours

3 or 4 hours (CS certificate students must take this course for 4 hours). Counts toward a certificate in Computer Science.


A system programming course (such as CS 241). C++ will not be taught in this class.

Subject Area

Computer Science