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The Design and Implementation of the FreeBSD Operating SystemSite Offer The Design and Implementation of the FreeBSD Operating System, does exactly what it says on the tin. It describes specifically the design and implementation of FreeBSD, which, like Linux, is an open-source system based on UNIX.

Written from the unique perspective of a BSD system architect (McKusick), the book delivers the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and authoritative technical information on the internal structure of the latest and most popular BSD system.

What are the benefits?
The authors provide a concise overview of FreeBSD's design and implementation. Then, while explaining key design decisions, they detail the concepts, data structures, and algorithms used in implementing the systems facilities.

What can I use this for?
Readers can use this book as both a practical reference and an in-depth study of a contemporary, portable, open source operating system.

Who is it for?
Everyone that needs to know about FreeBSD. But specifically:
Technical and sales support: will learn the capabilities and limitations of the system.
Applications developers: will learn effectively and efficiently how to interface to the system.
System administrators: will learn how to maintain, tune, and configure the system;
Systems programmers: will learn how to extend, enhance, and interface to the system.

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