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OS2SS - Systems Software

Course specification
Course title Systems Software
Acronym OS2SS
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Signals and Systems
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 6.0 Status elective
      Condition None
      The goal 1. Introduce students to fundamentals of modern Operating Systems. 2. Introduce students to fundamentals of System Programming. 3. Introduce students to fundamentals of DBMS. 4. Provide students with the ability to to use and analyze commercially available operating systems, systems programming tools and Database Management Systems.
      The outcome Students are capable to use and analyze commercially available operating systems, systems programming tools and Database Management Systems.
      Contents
      Contents of lectures Purposes and Types of modern operating systems. Multiprogramming and multiprocessing. Memory management. I/O Concepts. File Systems. Systems Programming. Assemblers, Interpreters, Compilers. Linkers. Loaders. Fundamentals and Principles of DBMS. E-R Model. Relational Model. Relational Algebra & Calculus, SQL. Object-Oriented DB.Transaction processing. Crash recovery. Case stydies.
      Contents of exercises Laboratory exercises and analysis of commercially available operating systems, systems programming tools and Database Management Systems.
      Literature
      1. Operating Systems Concepts, Peterson, J., Silberschatz, A., 4rd Edition, Addison Wesley, 2000. (Original title)
      2. Database System Concepts, A. Silberschatz, H. Korth, S Sudarshan, McGraw Hill International Edition, 2005. (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      2 2 1
      Methods of teaching 30 hours of lectures + 30 hours of supervised problem classes + 15 hours of supervised laboratory classes, midterm tests and project. Approximately 75 hours of personal study and exercise (3 hours per week during semester, and approximately 30 hours of preparation during exam term).
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 60
      Practical lessons 10 Oral examination 0
      Projects 10
      Colloquia 20
      Seminars 0