Distributed Operating Systems
Pearson Education, Sep 1, 1995 - 606 pages
As distributed computer systems become more pervasive, so does the need for understanding how their operating systems are designed and implemented. Andrew S. Tanenbaums Distributed Operating Systems fulfills this need. Representing a revised and greatly expanded Part II of the best-selling Modern Operating Systems, it covers the material from the original book, including communication, synchronization, processes, and file systems, and adds new material on distributed shared memory, real-time distributed systems, fault-tolerant distributed systems, and ATM networks. It also contains four detailed case studies: Amoeba, Mach, Chorus, and OSF/DCE.
Tanenbaums trademark writing provides readers with a thorough, concise treatment of distributed systems.
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Review: Distributed Operating SystemsUser Review - Alejandro Teruel - Goodreads
I read this book way back in 1997 and thought it was an excellent book which summed up the state of the art at the time and gave valuable pointers to ongoing research and more detailed work. It ... Read full review
Review: Distributed Operating SystemsUser Review - Max Lybbert - Goodreads
This book is definitely dated. That's no surprise in a technology book. However, the basics behind network programming are still sound and worthwhile; and while the vocabulary has changed the ... Read full review