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Introduction to Operating Systems

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Introduction to Operating Systems
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022
Module code: PIB-BSE
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 ▄bung), 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.
2V (2 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: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

[updated 26.02.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

PIB-BSE (P221-0014) Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , semester 1, 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).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 67.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
PIB-ASE Automated Software Development
PIB-WEB Principles of Web Development

[updated 03.04.2024]
Module coordinator:
Dipl.-Ing. Wolfgang Pauly
Dipl.-Ing. Wolfgang Pauly
Dipl.-Ing. Achim Pick

[updated 08.11.2017]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to use Unix/Linux systems effectively and professionally to solve IT problems.
In particular, they will be able to use shell scripts based on their knowledge of the many Unix/Linux commands and their connectivity to automate such solutions and make them portable within the Unix/Linux world.

[updated 26.02.2018]
Module content:
_ Unix/Linux basics
  o The file system
  o The access rights system (files, processes)
  o The Unix Input/Output concept
  o Help for self-help, manual pages, etc.
_ The shell as a command-line interpreter
  o General command-line structure
  o Metacharacters and quotes
  o System and environment variables
  o Customizing the shell environment (profiles)
  o Grouping commands
_ The 20 most important commands
_ Shell programming, shell scripts
  o Control structures
  o Variables and parameters
  o Arithmetic and regular expressions
  o Structure of shell scripts and their development
_ Program development and prototyping tools
  o From make to awk
_ Network tools
  o From ip to ssh

[updated 26.02.2018]
Recommended or required reading:
POWERS, PEEK, O_REILLY, LOUKIDES, Unix Power Tools,  O_Reilly, 2002
ROSENBLATT,  Learning the Korn Shell,  O_Reilly, 1995
Stapelberg,  UNIX SYSTEM V.4 für Einsteiger und Fortgeschrittene,  Addison-Wesley, 1995
Patrick Ditchen; Shell-Skript Programmierung; mitp; 2003
Christian Meißčer; Bash _ Arbeiten und programmieren mit der Shell; open source PRESS; 2011

[updated 26.02.2018]
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