Introduction to Operating Systems

Fall 2024 > Computer Related > INFO.2785 > 081

Course No: INFO.2785-081; SIS Class Nbr: 10028; SIS Term: 3410
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course introduces and develops the major components of operating systems, including the process and thread abstractions, concurrency and synchronization mechanisms, deadlock management strategies, processor allocation, memory management, I/O device and file management, and system virtualization. The course also presents techniques for operating system design, implementation, and evaluation. The principal demonstration system will be Linux, and several system utilities will be introduced to highlight the functional deployment of the core OS issues discussed.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: INFO.1600 Introduction to Information Systems, and INFO.2670 C Programming.
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Yelena Rykalova
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Fall: Sep 04 to Oct 27
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1155 | Pay as little as $238/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: A.S. in Information Technology, B.S. in Information Technology, B.S. in Information Technology: Business Minor Option, B.S. in Information Technology: Population Health Informatics and Technology Minor Option

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