Operating Systems

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Operating Systems

  • Host University

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  • Location

    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Area of Study

    Computer Programming

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    COURSE OBJECTIVE
    Get an insight into the internals of modern operating systems.

     

    COURSE CONTENT
    This course gives an introduction to the internals of operating system. The following topics are covered: operating systems architectures, processes, threads, synchronization, memory management, file systems, input/output, virtualization. The course uses real-world operating systems such as Linux and MINIX 3 as examples, providing insights into both the theory and practice of modern operating systems.

    TEACHING METHODS
    Lectures

    TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
    Written exam

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