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Modern Operating Systems

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Modern Operating Systems
First edition, 1992
AuthorAndrew S. Tanenbaum
(and Herbert Bos for 4th and 5th editions)
LanguageEnglish, German
Subjectcovers current UNIX® standards (POSIX.1-2001 /SUSv3 and POSIX.1-2008 /SUSv4 )
Published1st edition 1992
2nd edition 2001
3rd edition 2007
4th edition March 20, 2014
5th edition 2022
PublisherPrentice Hall 1st-3rd
Pearson PLC 4th
Page 851: Simplified illustration of the structure of the Linux kernel.

Modern Operating Systems is a book written by Andrew Tanenbaum, a version (which does not target implementation) of his book Operating Systems: Design and Implementation. It is now in its 5th edition, published October 2022 (ISBN 9780137618880), written together with Herbert Bos.

Modern Operating Systems (mostly known as MOS) is a popular book across the globe and includes the fundamentals of an operating system with small amounts of code written in autonomous C language. MOS describes many scheduling algorithms.