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inf113 - Operating Systems II (Complete module description)
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Module label Operating Systems II
Module code inf113
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Computing Science
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Business Informatics (Master) > Akzentsetzungsmodule der Informatik
  • Master's Programme Computing Science (Master) > Praktische Informatik
Responsible persons
Theel, Oliver (Authorized examiners)
Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Authorized examiners)
Skills to be acquired in this module
The aim of the module "Operating Systems 2" is to convey further knowledge and skills regarding the conception, implementation, and evaluation of operating systems.

Professional competence:
The Students:
  • assess in detail what an operating system is able do
  • recognize the problems in the implementation of operating systems
  • identify and evaluate implementations of further subproblems and apply them

Methodogical competence:
The Students:
  • transfer implementation concepts to other contexts
  • critically question different solutions with regard to their properties

Social competence:
The Students:
solve problems partly in small groups
present own potential solutions to the exercise group
discuss their different potential solutions within the exercise group

The Students:
  • accept criticism
  • reflect their own potential solutions taking into account the methods taught
Module contents
The module conveys the following contents:
1) additional aspects of file systems
2) Input/output control
3) User representation
4) Advanced synchronization concepts
5) User interfaces
6) Job scheduling
7) Architectures of operating systems
8) Examples of operating systems
Reader's advisory
  • A. Tanenbaum. Modern Operating Systems. Prentice Hall, Most recent edition
  • W. Stallings.Operating Systems. Prentice Hall, most recent edition
  • J.Nehmer (2001) Systemsoftware – Grundlagen moderner Betriebssysteme, dpunkt-verlag
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency Alle 2 Jahre
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level AS (Akzentsetzung / Accentuation)
Modulart / typ of module je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method V+Ü
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge - Betriebssysteme I
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
2 WiSe 28
2 WiSe 28
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
written or oral exam