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Recommended (available in the University library):
  • Concurrent systems: an integrated approach to operating systems, distributed systems and databases by J. Bacon, R. Laney, J. Van der Linden, Addison-Wesley 3rd edition 2003.  View status in library.
    • Alternatively there are very cheap versions of the second edition on the web:
    • Concurrent Systems by J. Bacon, Addison-Wesley 2nd edition 1998, ISBN: 0201177676

  • Operating system concepts by A. Silberschatz by P. Galvin, G. Gagne, Wiley 8th edition 2010.  View status in library.
    • Or use Operating system concepts with Java by A. Silberschatz, P. B. Galvin, G. Gagne, Wiley 8th edition 2010. ISBN-13: 9780470398791.  View status in library.
    • Alternatively there are very cheap versions on the web of earlier editions, such as:
    • Applied Operating Systems Concepts by A. Silberschatz, P. Galvin, G. Gagne, Wiley 2001, ISBN: 0471419850.

  • Modern Operating Systems by A.S. Tanenbaum, Prentice-Hall 3rd edition 2007, ISBN: 0138134596.  View status in library.
    • Alternatively there are very cheap versions of the second edition on the web:
    • Modern Operating Systems by A.S. Tanenbaum, Prentice-Hall, 2nd edition, 2001, ISBN: 0130313580


Additional reading:

  • Concurrency - State Models & Java Programs, J. Magee, J. Kramer, Wiley, 2006, ISBN: 0470093552.  View status in library.
  • Java 2 Unleashed, J. Jaworski, Sams, 1999, ISBN: 0672316315.  View status in library.
  • Java for Students, D. Bell, M. Parr, Prentice-Hall, 2010, 6th edition, ISBN-13: 9780273731221.  View status in library.
  • Distributed Systems, A.S. Tanenbaum, M. v. Steen, Prentice-Hall, 2007, ISBN-13: 9781292038001.  View status in library.
  • Distributed systems: concepts and design, G. Coulouris, J. Dollimore, T. Kindberg, Addison Wesley, 2012, 5th edition, ISBN: 0273760599.  View status in library.
  • Corba Distributed Objects Using Orbix, S. Baker, Addison Wesley, 1997, ISBN: 0201924757.  View status in library.

 

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