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See below for a selection of the latest books from Operating systems category. Presented with a red border are the Operating systems books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Operating systems books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Operating Systems for Supercomputers and High Performance Computing

Operating Systems for Supercomputers and High Performance Computing

Author: Balazs Gerofi Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/11/2019

Few works are as timely and critical to the advancement of high performance computing than is this new up-to-date treatise on leading-edge directions of operating systems. It is a first-hand product of many of the leaders in this rapidly evolving field and possibly the most comprehensive. This new and important book masterfully presents the major alternative concepts driving the future of operating system design for high performance computing. In particular, it describes the major advances of monolithic operating systems such as Linux and Unix that dominate the TOP500 list. It also presents the state of the art in lightweight kernels that exhibit high efficiency and scalability at the loss of generality. Finally, this work looks forward to possibly the most promising strategy of a hybrid structure combining full service functionality with lightweight kernel operation. With this, it is likely that this new work will find its way on the shelves of almost everyone who is in any way engaged in the multi-discipline of high performance computing. (From the foreword by Thomas Sterling)

The First Electronic Computer The Atanasoff Story

The First Electronic Computer The Atanasoff Story

Author: Alice R. Burks, Arthur W. Burks Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/09/2019

This is the story of the electronic computer that launched the computer revolution, a machine completed in 1942 by John Atanasoff but one he left behind in Iowa for war research in Washington. Drawing on their direct knowledge and on the proceedings of a multimillion-dollar patent trial, the authors upset the commonly held view that the ENIAC was the world's first electronic computer. They detail the Atanasoff computer and its influence on the ENIAC and computers of today. This book supplements the court's strong findings with a much-needed technical foundation as well as a narrative that is rich in human interest.

VMware Certified Professional Test Prep

VMware Certified Professional Test Prep

Author: Merle Ilgenfritz, John Ilgenfritz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/09/2019

Written by VM-certified instructors with years of professional and teaching experience, VMware Certified Professional Test Prep is the ultimate guide to the VCP exam. Its organized and highly practical approach will help administrators successfully complete the exam while also maximizing their ability to apply this tool on the job. The guide covers the body of knowledge required of a VMware certified professional, provides the tools needed to keep that knowledge current, and helps develop the wherewithal to apply that knowledge to real solutions. Covering the ESX 3.0.x through ESX 3.5.x releases that are the focus of the VCP test, this volume: Reproduces many of the real-world examples that have proven very helpful to students in the authors' classrooms Applies step-by-step instructions to more than 700 software screenshots, providing a virtual hands-on experience Points to Web resources that will keep the reader current with the latest advances Includes logistical information on the test, including costs and class location Covers background information on various topics such as storage and networking to provide a complete understanding on the implementation of a VMWare VI3 solution Provides questions at the end of the chapters that cover the important concepts Also of great use to those administrators who have already received their certification, this book includes solutions to many of the common gotchas that they are certain to encounter in virtual environments. In particular, capacity-planning concepts reveal the specific details needed to make full use of VMware's unique resource management capabilities. Troubleshooting tips appear throughout the book, making it a useful resource in the virtualized datacenter.

Sudo Mastery

Sudo Mastery

Author: Michael W Lucas Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2019

Fortfarande Inte din farfars AS/400

Fortfarande Inte din farfars AS/400

Author: Ake H Olsson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2019

Operating Systems and Networked Environments From Multics to the Cloud

Operating Systems and Networked Environments From Multics to the Cloud

Author: Glenford (Middlesex University, London, UK) Mapp Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/07/2019

Based on the author's graduate-level course, this classroom-tested text covers the networks, operating systems, and services involved in digital communications. It helps students learn how to build a commercial network, beginning with operating systems and network technology and leading to cloud and grid computing. To accommodate students with different backgrounds, each chapter includes a basic and advanced section as well as multiple-choice questions. A solutions manual is available with qualifying course adoption.

Hands-On Penetration Testing with Kali NetHunter Spy on and protect vulnerable ecosystems using the power of Kali Linux for pentesting on the go

Hands-On Penetration Testing with Kali NetHunter Spy on and protect vulnerable ecosystems using the power of Kali Linux for pentesting on the go

Author: Glen D. Singh, Sean-Philip Oriyano Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2019

Convert Android to a powerful pentesting platform. Key Features Get up and running with Kali Linux NetHunter Connect your Android device and gain full control over Windows, OSX, or Linux devices Crack Wi-Fi passwords and gain access to devices connected over the same network collecting intellectual data Book DescriptionKali NetHunter is a version of the popular and powerful Kali Linux pentesting platform, designed to be installed on mobile devices. Hands-On Penetration Testing with Kali NetHunter will teach you the components of NetHunter and how to install the software. You'll also learn about the different tools included and how to optimize and use a package, obtain desired results, perform tests, and make your environment more secure. Starting with an introduction to Kali NetHunter, you will delve into different phases of the pentesting process. This book will show you how to build your penetration testing environment and set up your lab. You will gain insight into gathering intellectual data, exploiting vulnerable areas, and gaining control over target systems. As you progress through the book, you will explore the NetHunter tools available for exploiting wired and wireless devices. You will work through new ways to deploy existing tools designed to reduce the chances of detection. In the concluding chapters, you will discover tips and best practices for integrating security hardening into your Android ecosystem. By the end of this book, you will have learned to successfully use a mobile penetration testing device based on Kali NetHunter and Android to accomplish the same tasks you would traditionally, but in a smaller and more mobile form factor. What you will learn Choose and configure a hardware device to use Kali NetHunter Use various tools during pentests Understand NetHunter suite components Discover tips to effectively use a compact mobile platform Create your own Kali NetHunter-enabled device and configure it for optimal results Learn to scan and gather information from a target Explore hardware adapters for testing and auditing wireless networks and Bluetooth devices Who this book is forHands-On Penetration Testing with Kali NetHunter is for pentesters, ethical hackers, and security professionals who want to learn to use Kali NetHunter for complete mobile penetration testing and are interested in venturing into the mobile domain. Some prior understanding of networking assessment and Kali Linux will be helpful.

Raspbian OS Programming with the Raspberry Pi IoT Projects with Wolfram, Mathematica, and Scratch

Raspbian OS Programming with the Raspberry Pi IoT Projects with Wolfram, Mathematica, and Scratch

Author: Agus Kurniawan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/11/2018

Master the command line and Raspbian Linux as well as the physical connections of the Pi. With this book you'll develop skills applicable to other real world applications in both hardware and software development all while working on simple and fun IoT projects that you can do yourself. You'll learn to build programs on the top of Raspbian OS in Raspberry Pi boards. Start by using Raspbian shells to develop programs.Then follow projects and samples step-by-step to get new experiences in Raspbian OS development. You'll also learn the Wolfram Language and Mathematica, Scratch, IoT programs and IoT middleware, Node-RED, Interactive Data Visualization with Jupyter Notebook, and more. There are many features in Raspbian OS and on Raspberry Pi boards perfect for building an IoT program to suite various scenarios. The GPIO pins on your Raspberry Pi allow it to scale further to accomplish all kinds of projects and tasks. Raspbian OS Programming with the Raspberry Pi is your pathway to exploring all of this. What You'll Learn Discover the basics of programming in the Raspbian OS environment Work with the Raspbian Commandline Develop programs with the Wolfram Language and Mathematica Who This Book Is For Students and hobbyists interested in programming on Raspbian OS with Raspberry Pi boards.

macOS Mojave For Dummies

macOS Mojave For Dummies

Author: Bob LeVitus Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/10/2018

Pro tips for macOS from Dr. Mac Your shiny new iMac or trusty old MacBook both rely on macOS to help you get things done. It helps to have an equally reliable guidebook to steer you through the tasks and steps that make macOS run efficiently. This fun and friendly guide provides the direction you need to easily navigate macOS. Longtime expert Bob Dr. Mac LeVitus shares his years of experience to help you better understand macOS and make it a timesaving tool in your life. Take a tour of the macOS interface Get organized and save time with macOS applications Get pro tips on speeding up your Mac Back up your data with ease Covering the fundamentals of the OS and offering insight into the most common functions of macOS, this is indispensable reading for new or inexperienced macOS users.