[CSE]  Advanced Operating Systems 
COMP9242 2014/S2 
UNSW
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Number: 00098G

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Lectures

Week    Topic    Print
01 Introduction (Microkernels and seL4) PDF
02 Caches (What every OS designer must know)
Papers: [Clark, Emer 1985], [Uhlig et al. 1994], [Wiggins 2003]
Book: [Schimmel 1994]
PDF
03 OS Execution Models PDF
  Why Threads are a Bad Idea (for most purposes) PDF
  Why Events are a Bad Idea (for high-concurrency servers)
Papers: [von Behren et al., 2003]
Lecture recording
PDF

The schedule for future lectures is tentative and subject to change!

References in square brackets are recommended readings from the papers list.

All lecture notes are available in two formats:

  1. the "topic" is linked to full-size PDF slides suitable for on-screen viewing;
  2. the PostScript or PDF symbol is linked to an 6-up or 4-up version suitable for printing.

Last modified: 18 Aug 2014.