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Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Operating System

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and NPTEL via Swayam

Overview

The course will provide an introduction to Operating Systems (OS), their design and implementation. We will discuss the goals of an OS,and some successful and not-so-successful OS designs. We will also discuss the following OS services in detail: thread scheduling, security, virtual memory, file system. We will understand the OS concepts practically by directly studying the source code of a small but realistic OS.

INTENDED AUDIENCE :UG and PG students in EE/CS
PREREQUISTES :Introduction to Computer Science, Computer Architecture
INDUSTRY SUPPORT :Any computer systems hardware/software company


Syllabus

COURSE LAYOUT

Week 1 : Introduction to OS Abstractions, Systems Calls and ThreadsWeek 2 : X86 Processor BasicsWeek 3 : Address Translation (Virtual Memory)Week 4 : Processes and Memory AllocationWeek 5 : Processes and Memory Allocation (contd.)Week 6 : Process Creation, Modes, Stacks and TrapsWeek 7 : Context Switching , Multiprocessors and LockingWeek 8 : Abstracting SynchronizationWeek 9 : Abstracting Synchronization (contd.)Week 10 : Virtual Memory SwappingWeek 11 : Files and Disk I/OWeek 12 : Journaling Filesystem (Linux ext3)

Taught by

Prof. Sorav Bansal

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