Modern Operating Systems
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|Author||Andrew S. Tanenbaum|
(and Herbert Bos for 4th edition)
|Subject||covers current UNIX® standards (POSIX.1-2001 /SUSv3 and POSIX.1-2008 /SUSv4 )|
|Published||1st Edition 1992|
2nd Edition 2001
3rd edition 2007
4th Edition March 20, 2014
|Publisher||Prentice Hall 1st-3rd|
Pearson PLC 4th
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 4th edition, published March 2014 (ISBN 0-13-359162-X), 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.