[CSE]  Advanced Operating Systems 
COMP9242 2017/S2 
UNSW
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Lectures

Week Lecturer    Topic    View Print
01 Gernot Introduction (Microkernels and seL4) Video recording PDF
02 Kevin OS Execution Models Video recording 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]
  PDF
03 Gernot Caches (What every OS designer must know)
Papers: [Clark & Emer 1985], [Uhlig et al., 1994], [Wiggins, 2003]
Book: [Schimmel, 1994]
Video recording PDF
04 Gernot Virtual Machines
[Barham et al., 2004], [Waldspurger, 2002], [Dall & Nieh, 2014]
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 2017.