PB153 Operating Systems and their Interfaces

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2023
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
RNDr. Jaroslav Ráček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
RNDr. Jaroslav Ráček, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: Ing. Mgr. et Mgr. Zdeněk Říha, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
! PB152 Operating Systems &&! NOW ( PB152 Operating Systems )
Basic knowledge of architectures and principles of computing systems. (at least on the level of PB150 or PB151).
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The course introduces basics of operating systems ant heir interfaces.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students will be able to understand and explain the basics of operating systems architectures, processes, memory and I/O management, filesystems. Based on the acquired knowledge student will be able to use services (API) offered by common OS types (Unix, Linux, Windows).
  • Operating systems architectures, kernel, interfaces, services
  • Process management, processes, threads, scheduling, process synchronization
  • Memory management
  • IO Management, File systems
  • Interfaces and services of Unix, Linux and Windows.
    recommended literature
  • SILBERSCHATZ, Abraham, Peter B. GALVIN and Greg GAGNE. Operating system concepts with Java. 7th ed. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, 2007. xxiv, 966. ISBN 9780471769071. info
  • SILBERSCHATZ, Abraham, Peter B. GALVIN and Greg GAGNE. Applied operating system concepts. 1st ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2000. xviii, 840. ISBN 0471365084. info
  • STALLINGS, William. Operating systems :internals and design principles. 4th ed. Upper Saddle River: Prentice-Hall, 2001. xviii, 779. ISBN 0-13-031999-6. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Written test (scanned by IS), to pass at least 50% of points is required.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2004, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022.
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