Computer Systems

Author: Umakishore Ramachandran
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780321624802
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In the early days of computing, hardware and software systems were designed separately. Today, as multicore systems predominate, this separation is becoming impractical.Computer Systems examines the key elements of all computer systems using an integrated approach that treats hardware and software as part of the same, larger system. Students gain important insights into the interplay between hardware and software and leave the course with a better understanding of a modern computer system

Computer Systems

Author: Umakishore Ramachandran
Publisher: Addison Wesley Longman
ISBN: 9780321486134
Format: PDF, ePub
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In the early days of computing, hardware and software systems were designed separately. Today, as multicore systems predominate, this separation is becoming impractical. Computer Systems examines the key elements of all computer systems using an integrated approach that treats hardware and software as part of the same, larger system. Students gain important insights into the interplay between hardware and software and leave the course with a better understanding of a modern computer system

Computer Architecture and Organization

Author: Miles J. Murdocca
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471733881
Format: PDF
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An accessible introduction to computer systems and architecture Anyone aspiring to more advanced studies in computer-related fields must gain an understanding of the two parallel aspects of the modern digital computer: programming methodology and the underlying machine architecture. The uniquely integrated approach of Computer Architecture and Organization connects the programmer's view of a computer system with the associated hardware and peripheral devices, providing a thorough, three-dimensional view of what goes on inside the machine. Covering all the major topics normally found in a first course in computer architecture, the text focuses on the essentials including the instruction set architecture (ISA), network-related issues, and programming methodology. Using "real world" case studies to put the information into perspective, the chapters examine: * Data representation * Arithmetic * The instruction set architecture * Datapath and Control * Languages and the machine * Memory * Buses and peripherals * Networking and communication * Advanced computer architecture A valuable feature of this book is the use of ARC, a subset of the SPARC processor, for an instruction set architecture. A platform-independent ARCTools suite, containing an assembler and simulator for the ARC ISA, that supports the examples used in the book is available. Better yet, the content is supplemented by online problem sets available through WileyPlus. Balanced and thoughtfully designed for use as either a classroom text or self-study guide, Computer Architecture and Organization: An Integrated Approach will put you solidly on track for advancing to higher levels in computer-related disciplines. About the Author: MILES MURDOCCAserves as the President and CEO of Internet Institute USA (IIUSA), a private postsecondary information technology (IT) school specializing in networking, operating systems, IP telephony, programming, and security. Previously, Dr. Murdocca has been a computer science faculty member at Rutgers University and a research scientist at AT&T Bell Laboratories working in computer architecture, networking, and digital optical computing. He is the author of A Digital Design Methodology for Optical Computing and Principles of Computer Architecture and a contributing author to Computer Systems Design and Architecture, Second Edition as well as the author of dozens of professional papers and patents relating to information technology. VINCE HEURING is an associate professor and acting chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has been at the university since 1984, and prior to that he spent three years at the University of Cincinnati. Professor Heuring's research encompasses computer architectures and programming language design implementation. He and his colleague, Harry Jordan, designed and built the world's first stored program optical computer, "SPOC."

Operating Systems

Author: Jean Bacon
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780321117892
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Both theory and practice are blended together in order to learn how to build real operating systems that function within a distributed environment. An introduction to standard operating system topics is combined with newer topics such as security, microkernels and embedded systems. This book also provides an overview of operating system fundamentals. For programmers who want to refresh their basic skills and be brought up-to-date on those topics related to operating systems.

Embedded Systems An Integrated Approach

Author: LyLa B. Das
Publisher: Pearson Education India
ISBN: 9332511675
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Embedded Systems: An Integrated Approach is exclusively designed for the undergraduate courses in electronics and communication engineering as well as computer science engineering. This book is well-structured and covers all the important processors and their applications in a sequential manner. It begins with a highlight on the building blocks of the embedded systems, moves on to discuss the software aspects and new processors and finally concludes with an insightful study of important applications. This book also contains an entire part dedicated to the ARM processor, its software requirements and the programming languages. Relevant case studies and examples supplement the main discussions in the text.

The Elements of Computing Systems

Author: Noam Nisan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262140874
Format: PDF
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This title gives students an integrated and rigorous picture of applied computer science, as it comes to play in the construction of a simple yet powerful computer system.

Embedded Systems Architecture

Author: Tammy Noergaard
Publisher: Newnes
ISBN: 0123821975
Format: PDF, Docs
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Embedded Systems Architecture is a practical and technical guide to understanding the components that make up an embedded system’s architecture. This book is perfect for those starting out as technical professionals such as engineers, programmers and designers of embedded systems; and also for students of computer science, computer engineering and electrical engineering. It gives a much-needed ‘big picture’ for recently graduated engineers grappling with understanding the design of real-world systems for the first time, and provides professionals with a systems-level picture of the key elements that can go into an embedded design, providing a firm foundation on which to build their skills. Real-world approach to the fundamentals, as well as the design and architecture process, makes this book a popular reference for the daunted or the inexperienced: if in doubt, the answer is in here! Fully updated with new coverage of FPGAs, testing, middleware and the latest programming techniques in C, plus complete source code and sample code, reference designs and tools online make this the complete package Visit the companion web site at http://booksite.elsevier.com/9780123821966/ for source code, design examples, data sheets and more A true introductory book, provides a comprehensive get up and running reference for those new to the field, and updating skills: assumes no prior knowledge beyond undergrad level electrical engineering Addresses the needs of practicing engineers, enabling it to get to the point more directly, and cover more ground. Covers hardware, software and middleware in a single volume Includes a library of design examples and design tools, plus a complete set of source code and embedded systems design tutorial materials from companion website

The Architecture of Computer Hardware Systems Software

Author: Irv Englander
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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Surprisingly, although we always hear about the relentless and perpetual change in technology, the basic organization of hardware and software building blocks, data types and operating concepts remain constant. This book provides a solid foundation to enable IS professionals to create effective computer specification, to understand the behavior of computer programs, to understand the capabilities, strengths, and limitations of current computer technology and to translate current jargon into understandable concepts.

Computer Architecture

Author: John L. Hennessy
Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann
ISBN: 0128119063
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach, Sixth Edition has been considered essential reading by instructors, students and practitioners of computer design for over 20 years. The sixth edition of this classic textbook is fully revised with the latest developments in processor and system architecture. It now features examples from the RISC-V (RISC Five) instruction set architecture, a modern RISC instruction set developed and designed to be a free and openly adoptable standard. It also includes a new chapter on domain-specific architectures and an updated chapter on warehouse-scale computing that features the first public information on Google's newest WSC. True to its original mission of demystifying computer architecture, this edition continues the longstanding tradition of focusing on areas where the most exciting computing innovation is happening, while always keeping an emphasis on good engineering design. Includes a new chapter on domain-specific architectures, explaining how they are the only path forward for improved performance and energy efficiency given the end of Moore’s Law and Dennard scaling Features the first publication of several DSAs from industry Features extensive updates to the chapter on warehouse-scale computing, with the first public information on the newest Google WSC Offers updates to other chapters including new material dealing with the use of stacked DRAM; data on the performance of new NVIDIA Pascal GPU vs. new AVX-512 Intel Skylake CPU; and extensive additions to content covering multicore architecture and organization Includes "Putting It All Together" sections near the end of every chapter, providing real-world technology examples that demonstrate the principles covered in each chapter Includes review appendices in the printed text and additional reference appendices available online Includes updated and improved case studies and exercises