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TDDB68: Concurrent Programming and Operating Systems

Lectures and Lessons
Slides and Reading directions

This page contains the lecture series and links to the slides to be used in the lectures and lab lessons.

Lectures and lessons

Note: The reading guidelines refer to the 9th edition. However, the chapter numbering has not changed significantly since the 7th edition. If you have an older copy of he book you can find the table of contents from the newest edition here, and through that find the corresponding sections in your book.

The table below contains the preliminary course schedule (lectures and lessons). For an up to date schedule check the course time table. The slides will be made available after each lecture.

Date Lecture topics By Material Reading (9e)
2019-01-21 Lecture 1: Introduction. Interrupts and system calls. M. Asplund slides Ch. 1.1-1.7, 2.3-2.5;
2019-01-22 Lecture 2: Introduction to system programming in C Pointer programming, Storage classes, Compiling, Linking, Debugging. M. Asplund slides
see slide material
2019-01-24 Lesson 1 (Lab 0 and 1) F. Boeira slides
Lab 0 GDB notes
2019-01-28 Lecture 3: Processes and threads and scheduling I M. Asplund slides Chapters 3.1-3.5 and 4.1-4.3
2019-01-31 Lecture 4: Synchronisation M. Asplund slides Python code Chapter 6
2019-02-04 Lecture 5: Deadlocks, M. Asplund slides
bankers.py python script
Chapter 7
2019-02-05 Lesson 2 (Labs 2 and 3) F. Boeira slides
2019-02-11 Lecture 6: Scheduling II M. Asplund slides Chapter 5 (9e: not 5.6)
2019-02-14 Lecture 7: File systems M. Asplund slides Chapter 10 + 11
2019-02-18 Lesson 3 (Labs 4 to 6) F. Boeira slides
2019-02-25 Lecture 8: Memory management Note that while frame allocation and thrashing is not part of the lecture, it is still included in the course as self-study material. M. Asplund slides Chapter 8+9;
2019-03-04 Lecture 9: OS Security M. Asplund slides Lecture slides
2019-03-11 Lecture 10: Extra resource M. Asplund slides

Page responsible: Mikael Asplund
Last updated: 2019-03-06