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Operating Systems

Module name (EN): Operating Systems
Degree programme: Computer Science and Web Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018
Module code: DFBI-422
SAP-Submodule-No.: P610-0225
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam 90 min.

[updated 06.07.2021]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
DFBI-422 (P610-0225) Computer Science and Web Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018, semester 4, mandatory course
KI420 (P222-0007) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014, semester 4, mandatory course
PIB410 (P221-0013) Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 4, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Steffen Knapp
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Steffen Knapp

[updated 06.03.2017]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be familiar with the typical structure and principles of operating systems and the alternatives in development. In addition, they will also understand the maintenance strategies of the respective resources and the mechanisms of interprocess communication. They will be capable of applying the relationships studied to real-time operating systems and their scheduling procedures.

[updated 06.07.2021]
Module content:
1. Introduction, history, tasks of operating systems, operating system concepts
2. Processes, interprocess communication, competing processes
3. Process scheduling, deadlocks
4. Storage management
5. I/O systems, file systems
6. Basics of real-time operating systems and scheduling in real-time systems

[updated 06.07.2021]
Recommended or required reading:
A. Tanenbaum, A. Woodhull: Operating Systems Design and Implementation, Prentice Hall, 2006
P. Marwedel: Eingebettete Systeme, Springer 2007
A. Tanenbaum: Moderne Betriebssysteme, Pearson Studium 2002
R. Brause: Betriebssysteme, Springer 2004
A. Silberschatz et al.: Operating System Concepts, Wiley, 2005
W. Stallings: Operating Systems, Pearson 2005
E. Ehses et al.: Betriebssysteme, Pearson 2005
E. Glatz: Betriebssyteme, dpunkt 2006

[updated 06.07.2021]
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