PB152cv Operating Systems - practicals

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: z (credit).
RNDr. Petr Ročkai, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
RNDr. Petr Ročkai, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: doc. Ing. Jan Staudek, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Fri 10:00–11:50 B130
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It is recommended that the course is taken at the same time as PB071 Principles of low-level programming.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 16 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 5/16, only registered: 0/16, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/16
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Course objectives
The course extends the material covered in PB152 Operating Systems, particularly in the form of practical exercises. The main goal is to learn how to use operating system services when writing programs.
Learning outcomes
The student, after completing this course, should know how to:
- automate simple tasks by writing scripts
- use the basic POSIX interfaces in C programs
- work with files and directories
- program a simple multi-process service
- create an operating system image in a virtual machine
  • 1. command interpreter
    2. compiler, linker, creating programs
    3. scripts 1, make
    4. working with files
    5. processes, fork
    6. interprocess communication
    7. threads
    8. networking
    9. automation, scripts 2
    10. permissions
    11. virtualisation
    12. creating an OS image
Teaching methods
Seminar: solving practical exercises using a computer.
Assessment methods
Active participation in seminar groups, a final exercise in the seminar in the last week of semester.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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