File Size: 6358 KB
Print Length: 356 pages
Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0071752269
Simultaneous Device Usage: Up to 4 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; 1 edition (January 20, 2012)
Publication Date: January 20, 2012
Sold by: Digital Services LLC
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I enjoyed this easy to read review of the fundamentals of operating system design. The book covers many elements without being bog down in specific functionalities. It was design to imspire curious students and would be a ideal supplement to those considering beginning coursework in networking. Operating Systems DeMYSTiFieD
I have just completed using this text in a course, and here's what I can tell you:The content is written at a level adequate to deliver basic information for an intro to OS course. It appears this content came from McHoes and Flynn's "Understanding Operating Systems"; the content in that text is similar but goes into much deeper detail. I had used this last text for several years and thought it was a good book, if a bit too detailed for my students' needs.I made the fatal error of assuming that the answer keys for the text questions were accurate. Both the end of chapter questions and the final exam at the end of the text had numerous errors. Further, quite a few questions were ambiguously worded.Ultimately, my students and I went through the final exam and identified the errors, and I will share the list if anyone is interested.Bottom line: the content is fuzzy, the chapter and final questions can't be trusted, and McGraw-Hill can't/won't support the text.
It is exactly like it says it is. Very easy to sync to multiple devices, and using the Kindle reader on my Android device I can keep my place and swap between bookmarked locations, the Table of Contents, and the chapters/locations the Table of Contents links to very quickly and easily.My only gripe is it doesn't contain the print edition page numbers at an point, so in class when the instructor refers to a specific page [of the print edition] I have to figure out what page he's referring to. You get a star off for that.
Very easy transaction.
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