Advanced Operating Systems and Kernel Applications: Techniques and Technologies, 1st Edition

  • Yair Wiseman
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  • ISBN-10: 1605668516
  • ISBN-13: 9781605668512
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 331 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released April 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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"Advanced Operating Systems and Kernel Applications: Techniques and Technologies" discusses non-distributed operating systems that benefit researchers, academicians, and practitioners desiring to delve into this subject area and learn more on this important field of study. This innovative publication includes an overview of topical issues, methods, and advancements in the field of one-processor operating systems.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Kernel Security and Reliability.
2: Kernel Stack Overflows Elimination.
3: Device Driver Reliability.
4: Identifying Systemic Threats to Kernel Data: Attacks and Defense Techniques.
5: The Last Line of Defense: A Comparison of Windows and Linux Authentication and Authorization Features.
6: Efficient Memory Management.
7: Swap Token: Rethink the Application of the LRU Principle on Paging to Remove System Thrashing.
8: Application of both Temporal and Spatial Localities in the Management of Kernel Buffer Cache.
9: Alleviating the Thrashing by Adding Medium-Term Scheduler.
10: Systems Profiling.
11: The Exokernel Operating System and Active Networks.
12: Dynamic Analysis and Profiling of Multithreaded Systems.
13: I/O Prefetching.
14: Exploiting Disk Layout and Block Access History for I/O Prefetch.
15: Sequential File Prefetching in Linux.
16: Peer–Based Collaborative Caching and Prefetching in Mobile Broadcast.
17: Page Replacement Algorithms.
18: Adaptive Replacement Algorithm Templates and EELRU.
19: Enhancing the Effciency of Memory Management in a Super-Paging Environment by AMSQM.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.