OpenVMS Operating System Concepts - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781555581572, 9780080513096

OpenVMS Operating System Concepts

2nd Edition

Authors: David Miller
Paperback ISBN: 9781555581572
eBook ISBN: 9780080513096
Imprint: Digital Press
Published Date: 20th May 1997
Page Count: 541

Institutional Access


Table of Contents

An Introduction to Operating Systems*The Process*Scheduling and Context Switching*Paging and Memory Management*Process Synchronization*Process Data Sharing and Critical Regions*Security, Protection, and Privacy*Input/Output and Interrupts*Disks and Disk Files*History of Digital Operating Systems

Description

OpenVMS Operating System Concepts, Second Edition uses a new approach to explain the OpenVMS operating system. Combining discussions of operating system theory with examples of its applications in key OpenVMS operating system facilities, the book provides a thoughtful introduction for application programmers, systems managers, and students. The books shows how OpenVMS system services can tap the power of operating system facilities to perform critical tasks on behalf of applications. It has been updated for OpenVMS and gives program examples in C.

Key Features

· Updated for OpenVMS · Shows program examples in C


Details

No. of pages:
541
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Digital Press 1997
Published:
Imprint:
Digital Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080513096
Paperback ISBN:
9781555581572

About the Authors

David Miller Author

David Donald Miller is currently employed at Raytheon Systems in Tucson, AZ, as a Principal Software Engineer. For more than 15 years he was a computer science professor at Bemidji State University (in Bemidji, MN), where he created and managed an OpenVMS cluster laboratory. Mr. Miller also has 20 years of aerospace experience in various software engineering positions. He is the author of OpenVMS Operating System Concepts from Digital Press, and is currently at work with Steve Hoffman on the second edition of Lawrence Baldwin’s OpenVMS System Management Guide, forthcoming from Digital Press.

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal Software Engineer, Raytheon Systems, Tuscon, AZ