This book covers concepts, structure, and mechanisms of operating systems. Stallings presents the nature and characteristics of modern-day operating systems clearly and completely. Includes major programming projects. Offers step-by-step web support with CD/Rom Resources. A basic reference for those interested in learning more about operating systems; also suitable for self-study.Stallings, William is the author of 'Operating Systems Internals and Design Principles', published 2004 under ISBN 9780131479548 and ISBN 0131479547.