Academic Catalog 2008-2009 
    
    Feb 06, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CIS 345 - Operating Systems

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The study of the goals of operating systems and introduction to the resource allocation and control functions of operating systems, including parallel processing and primitives for synchronization. Introduction of ideas of virtual memory, paging, and the protection of shared and non-shared data, as well as the structures of files of data in secondary storage and security issues. Projects involving lectures on memory management policies, including virtual memory protection and sharing of information. Numerous models for implementation of various degrees of sharing and resource allocation are discussed in this class. Additional topics include the introduction to the resource allocation and control functions of network operating systems. Study will include the concepts and terminology used with industry standard operating systems.

Prerequisites: CIS 201, MIT 270, (CIS 260 is also highly recommended).