The course covers the basics of Memory Systems, File Systems, Multithreaded Programming, and Networking. Together these form a strong foundation from which the student can understand cutting edge research in the areas of Virtualization, Distributed Systems, and Internet-scale services in the GT *Advanced Operating Systems* sequence.
Why Take This Course? Highlights of the course include a deep coverage of:
* cache systems and strategies
* how virtual memory is implemented
* the FAT and ext2 file systems
* the pthreads interface
* the network protocol stack and the architecture of the Internet.
### Lesson 1: Memory Systems
### Lesson 2: File Systems
### Lesson 3: Multithreaded Programming
### Lesson 4: Networking
MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses. These arefree online courses from universities around the world (eg. StanfordHarvardMIT) offered to anyone with an internet connection.
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How do these MOOCs or free online courses work?
MOOCs are designed for an online audience, teaching primarily through short (5-20 min.) pre recorded video lectures, that you watch on weekly schedule when convenient for you. They also have student discussion forums, homework/assignments, and online quizzes or exams.