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Operating Systems

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Operating Systems
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014
Module code: KI420
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam 90 min.

[updated 06.07.2021]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

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
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 120 hours (equivalent to 4 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
KI210 Informatics 2

[updated 01.04.2003]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
KI500 Internet Technologies
KI593 Introduction to Parallel Programming with CUDA
KI633 IT Security Project
KI669 Real-Time Operating Systems
KI690 IT Forensics
KI699 Cloud Computing

[updated 30.03.2020]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Steffen Knapp
Prof. Dr. Martina Lehser

[updated 01.04.2003]
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]
Module offered in:
SS 2018, SS 2017, SS 2016, SS 2015, SS 2014, ...
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