[ INBIPVOBETR ] VL Operating Systems

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B1 - Bachelor's programme 1. year Computer Science René Mayrhofer 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Computer Science 2022W
Objectives Students

  • acquire basic knowledge about the tasks, architecture, and methods of operating systems (vendor independent)
  • are familiar with specific algorithms for core operating system tasks such as scheduling and memory management
  • understand the relationship between different parts of operating systems (e.g. security measures)
  • understand how these concepts can be applied in deployed operating systems
  • Basics
  • relevant hardware functions
  • classification of operating sytems
  • memory management
  • processes
  • scheduling
  • parallelism
  • files and file systems
  • security
  • distributed systems
  • case studies of specific deployed operating systems
Criteria for evaluation Written exam
Methods Lecture with interactive elements
Language (*)Deutsch, Prüfung auf Englisch möglich
Study material Optional reading:

  • Andrew S. Tanenbaum, Herbert Bos: "Modern Operating Systems", 4th edition, Pearson, 2015

German literature for self-study:

Changing subject? No
Further information
Corresponding lecture (*)INBPDVOBETR: VO Betriebssysteme (3 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment