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California State University Stanislaus

CS 3750: Operating Systems I

Fall 2019

11:00 - 12:15 pm, Tu Th, B 122, Dr. Megan Thomas

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Welcome to CS3750, an introduction to operating systems. Topics include:

Introduction to computer operating system design and implementation issues. Historical development of operating systems; management of processes, concurrent processes, storage, and I/O systems; distributed operating systems; protection and security; ethical issues relating to security and privacy; and case studies of operating systems.

Prerequisites: CS 3100 and CS 3740.

Announcements and Upcoming Events

10/22/2019 Since Problem Set 2 was inserted into the homework workflow, the deadline for Lab 3 has been moved back.
10/7/2019 "Cybersecurity Needs YOU" by CSU News, Oct 2019
9/17/2019 SOSP Videos assignment: Watch at least four of the talks given on the SOSP History Day in 2015. Do not select the 'Overview of the Day' or 'Founding of SOSP' or 'Reminiscences on SOSP' videos. Any other four on that page (given after 9am and before 5pm).
For each of the videos you watch, write a one paragraph summary. In addition to the summary, name at least two people the speakers mentioned and the reason each person was mentioned, or name two topics in the talk that overlap with topic we have discussed in class.
9/5/2019 Our class is moving to Bizzini 122.
8/26/2019 Career Center events for Fall 2019 - resume help, workshops on preparing for job interviews, and a Career Fair on Sept 25.
8/22/2019 "Where the Engineering Jobs Are in 2019", IEEE Job Site, 1 May 2019
and "Tech Workers Are Finding Jobs Outside of Traditional Tech", IEEE Job Site, 19 July 2019
8/22/2019 Welcome to CS 3750!


Lab 1 10
Problem Set 1 10
SOSP Videos Report 8
Lab 2 10
Lab 3 20
Problem Set 2 10
Lab 4 20
Lab 5 25


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