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School of Computer Science & Engineering
University of New South Wales

 Advanced Operating Systems 
 COMP9242 2004/S2 


Week    Topic    Print
01 INTRODUCTION (Course and L4) PDF
02 L4 API (L4 Programming Introduction) PDF
03 Caches (An OS Perspective) PS
04 Computer Security (Broad Overview including OS mechanisms) PDF
05 Microkernels PS
A Critique of Microkernels PS
06 Microkernel Construction 1 (A guide to L4 internals) PS
07 Microkernel Construction 2 (A guide to L4 internals) PS
08 Real Time Systems
09 SMP & Locking PS
User-Level Device Drivers (ACSAC'04 Conference Talk) PS
11 File System Workloads PS
Anticipatory Disk Scheduling PS
Byzantine Generals Problem PS
12 Why Threads Are a Bad Idea PS
Why Events Are a Bad Idea PS
Back Tracking Intrusions PS
13 Single-Address-Space OS (Mungi) PS
14 Local OS Research and Projects PS

All lecture notes are available in two formats:
  1. the "topic" is linked to PDF slides which I use in lectures (note that these are unsuitable for printing);
  2. the PostScript or PDF symbol is linked to an 6-up or 8-up version suitable for printing.

Last modified: 04 Nov 2004.