ICS 332: Operating Systems
Description: Operating system concepts and structure, processes and threads, CPU scheduling, memory management, scheduling, file systems, inter-process communication, virtualization, popular operating systems. A-F only.
- Role of operating systems.
- Principles of operating system design and kernel implementation.
- Key features of operating systems of practical importance, including Linux and Windows.
- Principles of and gain hands-on experience with memory and virtual memory
- Principles of and and gain hands-on experience with process and thread
• Principles of and gain hands-on experience with process and thread
- File systems design principles
Program Learning Outcomes
- c. Students can design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs
- g. Students can analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society
- h. Students can recognize the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development
- i. Students can use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice
- j. An ability to use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies. [BA IT only]
- k. An ability to identify and analyze user needs and take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation and administration of computer-based systems. [BA IT only]
- l. An ability to effectively integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment. [BA IT only]
- m. An understanding of best practices and standards and their application. [BA IT only]
- n. An ability to assist in the creation of an effective project plan. [BA IT only]
Grading: Homework (50%)
Quizzes, Midterm, Final (50%)
Schedule: Week 1:
Week 17: Final exam