Online Courses

CS 523 - Advanced Operating Systems

Spring 2006

Course Description

This course covers advanced concepts in operating system design and coverage of recent research directions, resource management for parallel and distributed systems, and interaction between operating system design and computer architectures. Topics include process management, virtual memory, interprocess communication, context switching, parallel and distributed file system designs, persistent objects, process and data migration, load balancing, security, and protection. Term projects will be assigned.

Credit Hours

4 hours

Prerequisites

Undergraduate degree and a course in operating systems design (such as CS 423).

Subject Area

Computer Science