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Subject: Books On Operating Systems
Category: Computers > Operating Systems
Asked by: palladin-ga
List Price: $50.00
Posted: 25 Apr 2004 03:46 PDT
Expires: 25 May 2004 03:46 PDT
Question ID: 335813
Can you suggest a few good books on learning the fundamentals of operating system?
The book must suit a beginner and it must not be a book like teach
yourself windows or teach yourself linux... I want to understand the
programming fundamentals.

Request for Question Clarification by czh-ga on 26 Apr 2004 00:58 PDT
Hello palladin-ga,

On your other question you asked in your clarification "can you
suggest any site that uses Visa credit card and ships to India." Is
this a requirement for this question as well? Thanks.

~ czh ~
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Clarification of Question by palladin-ga on 26 Apr 2004 01:45 PDT
Subject: Re: Books On Operating Systems
Answered By: cubist-ga on 27 Apr 2004 23:33 PDT

First of all I've got to say I was in the same situation, I wanted to
learn quickly, to get a job in IT.
The Oreilly books are very good, I found them most useful.
I have read most of the books below, or would like to read them.

When you want to learn OS fundamentals, you have to split up in (at
least) two parts: Windows and Unix/linux.
you start with theory, basic administration, networking and than
programming. I arranged the books in that order.


Introduction to OS basics and theory:

Operating Systems: A Systematic View
William S. Davis
T.M. Rajkumar,4096,0321267516,00.html

Operating Systems
Gary Nutt,4096,0201773449,00.html

Operating Systems
Jean Bacon
Tim Harris,4096,0321117891,00.html



Linux: The Textbook
Syed Mansoor Sarwar
Robert Koretsky
Syed Aqeel Sarwar,4096,0201725959,00.html

Essential System Administration, 3rd Edition 
By Æleen Frisch

Linux Network Administrator's Guide, 2nd Edition 
Olaf Kirch, Terry Dawson

Understanding Open Source Software Development
Joseph Feller
Brian Fitzgerald,4096,0201734966,00.html

Addison Wesley Professional
Linux Kernel Programming, 3/E,4096,0201719754,00.html

Addison Wesley Professional
Advanced UNIX Programming, 2/E,4096,0131411543,00.html

Linux Kernels Internals, 2/E,4096,0201331438,00.html

Korn Shell, The: Linux and Unix Shell Programming Manual, 3/E
Anatole Olczak,4096,0201675234,00.html

LINUX & UNIX Programming Tools: A Primer for Software Developers
Syed Mansoor Sarwar
Khaled H. Al-Saqabi,4096,0201773457,00.html



MCSE in a Nutshell: The Windows 2000 Exams
Michael Moncur, Paul Murphy

Windows 2000 System Administrator's Black Book 
Deborah Haralson, J. Michael Stewart

Inside Windows Server 2003
William Boswell,4096,0735711585,00.html

Secure Networking With Windows 2000 and Trust Services
Jalal Feghhi,4096,0201657783,00.html

An Administrator's Guide to Windows 2000 Tcp/Ip Networks 
ed wilson

Active Directory Cookbook for Windows Server 2003 & Windows 2000
Robbie Allen

MCSD in a Nutshell: The Visual Basic Exams 
James Foxall

Programming .NET Windows Applications
Jesse Liberty, Dan Hurwitz


Also useful, but couldn't find them on the internet:

Microsoft Press - Windows NT Server 4.0 handbook
academic service - Visual Basic 6
Lawrence Gasman - Broadband Networking

Most of these books were a real help to me, especially the nutshell
series, they are very complete. I recommend you to start with the 2
top ones: Operating systems, a systematic view and Operating Systems
by Gary Nutt

If you have any more questions, feel free to ask.

Subject: Re: Books On Operating Systems
From: wildorchid-ga on 26 Apr 2004 22:57 PDT
Operating System Concepts by Abraham Silberschatz is one of best books i've seen.

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