Operating Systems Foundations

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Course No: MSIT.5170-031; SIS Class Nbr: 8340

Course Description

This course investigates the organization and deployment of contemporary operating systems. The process model is examined both generically and in the context of the current Linux/Unix and Windows implemantations. Process attributes such as address spaces, threads, channels and handles, access rights, scheduling behaviour and states and state transitions will be studied. Memory management, deadlock management and the file system development are also evaluated. A subsystem of system configuration options will be considered during the course in order to highlight the functional deployment of the core OS issues discussed. Pre-req: BS in IT or equivalent. Cannot be used toward MS or PhD in Computer Science.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: MSIT,IT Certificate Program
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  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: William Moloney Jr
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2017: Jan 17 to Apr 29
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: M.S. in Information Technology, System Models & Management Certificate

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