INMBPOPS Operating Systems

School of Business Administration in Karvina
Winter 2014
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Milena Janáková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Milena Janáková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Milena Janáková, Ph.D.
Department of Informatics and Mathematics - School of Business Administration in Karvina
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Petr Suchánek, Ph.D.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to familiarize students with the structure and basic functions of operating systems. Operating system is explained and described in detail including the services that provide operating system and application programs that are usually available with operating system. Students gain theoretical background and higher level of knowledge about operating systems for practical use in today's computer world. The individual features and functions are illustrated by examples via concrete operating systems as Windows and UNIX. There are also shown the characteristics of other operating systems such as DOS, Amiga, Apple Macintosh, Atari DOS, MS Windows, and EPOC.
  • 1st Operating system and its structure.
    2nd Operating memory.
    3rd Management processes.
    4th Drivers peripherals.
    5th File system.
    6th System services.
    7th Graphical system.
    8th User interface.
    9th Application programs.
    10th Operating system MS Windows and function overview.
    11th The UNIX operating system and introduction.
    12th UNIX commands, getting help and information about the system.
    13th Programming tools and network services in a UNIX environment.
    required literature
  • SILBERSCHATZ, A., GALVIN, P., GAGNE, G. Operating Systems Concepts. 8th Edition. J. Wiley & Sons, 2009. ISBN 978-0-470-23399-. info
  • KLIMEŠ, C. Principy výstavby počítačů a operačních systémů. KOVOSIL Ostrava, 2007. ISBN 978-80-903694-1-2. info
  • ROSEN, K. H., HOST, D. A.,KLEE, R., ROSINSKI, R. R. UNIX: The Complete Reference. Second edition, McGraw-Hill, 2007. ISBN 978-0-07-226336-7. info
  • BEDNAŘÍK, J., HLAVENKA, J., BROŽA, P. Microsoft Windows XP : uživatelská příručka. CP Books Brno, 2005. ISBN 80-251-0618-7. info
    recommended literature
  • CHANG, Y. Unix - Based Operating Systems Robustness Evaluation. BiblioBazaar, 2013. ISBN 13: 9781288910090. info
  • TANENBAUM A. S., WOODHULL A. S. Operating systems : design and implementation. Upper Saddle River, 2006. ISBN 0-13-142938-8. info
  • MARTINCOVÁ, P., GRONDŽÁK, K. Operačné systémy. Žilinská univerzita, 2004. ISBN 80-8070-242-X. info
Teaching methods
One-to-One tutorial
Skills demonstration
Seminar classes
Assessment methods
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Teacher's information
attendance in seminars 50%, seminar paper, ongoing test, final combined exam
ActivityDifficulty [h]
Ostatní studijní zátěž27
Semestrální práce40
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2016, Summer 2017, Summer 2018, Summer 2019, Summer 2020, Summer 2021, Summer 2022, Summer 2023, summer 2024.
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