GT - Refresher - Advanced OS - Georgia Tech

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Description

This course covers the essential Operating Systems concepts students need in preparation for the rest of the GT "Advanced Operating Systems" sequence.

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Starts Location
Flexible
Online

What you'll learn on the course

Networking
Operating Systems
systems
OS
Advanced OS
File System

Course programme

Intermediate

Approx. 3 weeks

Assumes 6hrs/wk (work at your own pace)

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The course covers the basics of Memory Systems, File Systems, Multithreaded Programming, and Networking. Together these form a strong foundation from which the student can understand cutting edge research in the areas of Virtualization, Distributed Systems, and Internet-scale services in the GT Advanced Operating Systems sequence.

Why Take This Course?

Highlights of the course include a deep coverage of:

  • cache systems and strategies
  • how virtual memory is implemented
  • the FAT and ext2 file systems
  • the pthreads interface
  • the network protocol stack and the architecture of the Internet.
Prerequisites and Requirements

No prior knowledge of Operating System concepts is assumed; however, the course is dense, since it is intended as a refresher for the student who already has some exposure to OS concepts.

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Syllabus Lesson 1: Memory Systems Lesson 2: File Systems Lesson 3: Multithreaded Programming Lesson 4: Networking