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Deadlock and Memory Management in Operating Systems

The free online course on the algorithm models of deadlock in operating systems and the principles of memory management.

Operating Systems
Free Course
This free online course on deadlock and memory management in operating systems provide a detailed guideline on the functions of deadlock in operating systems and memory management in operating systems. Learn about binding instructions as it relates to the memory management of an operating system, the various deadlock algorithms, as well as the resource types for detecting algorithm. Start this course to improve your knowledge of deadlocks in OS.
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This free online course on deadlock and memory management in operating systems will begin by introducing you to the concept and function of deadlock in operating systems. You will learn how deadlock is characterized, as well as the concept of resource allocation policy as it relates to the problems of deadlock. This course will teach you how to apply resource types to detection algorithms in deadlock.

Then, this course will also introduce you to how to invoke the deadlock detection algorithm as well as the processes involved in deadlock recovery. Furthermore, this course will teach you about various memory management schemes available in the operating system. You will also learn about the chronological background of the memory, as well as how memory is protected in an operating system.

Finally, this course will introduce you to the contiguous allocation policy of memory management as well as the concept of fragmentation along with segmentation in the operating system. This course will then improve your knowledge about the steps to take in allocating frames to a new process in operating systems. Begin this course and improve your knowledge about the functions of memory management in operating systems.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, you should be able to:


  • Define the concept of deadlock in an operating system.
  • Discuss the resource allocation graph and its uses.
  • Analyze the various deadlock avoidance policies.
  • Explain the algorithm for various instances and how they impact on deadlock.
  • Discuss the concept of the detection algorithm.
  • Discuss the resource types for the detection algorithm.
  • Explain the concept of memory management in operating systems.
  • Discuss binding instructions and memory management units.
  • Analyze the various memory management policies.
  • Differentiate between fragmentation and segmentation.
  • Explain the concept of paging hardware and the models of paging.
  • Discuss the various ways to allocate frames to a new process.
  • Explain the memory page table organization strategy.

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