Operating Systems and Networked Environments: From Multics to the Cloud

Glenford Mapp

May 15, 2016 Forthcoming by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Textbook - 550 Pages - 120 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781466502208 - CAT# K14423

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  • Takes a systems approach to networking and digital communications, covering networks, operating systems, and services in one book
  • Explains how to build a commercial network, helping students understand what really happens on a machine or router
  • Contains a basic and advanced section in each chapter to accommodate students at varying levels
  • Includes multiple-choice questions

Solutions manual and figure slides available with qualifying course adoption


Based on the author’s graduate-level course, this classroom-tested text covers the networks, operating systems, and services involved in digital communications. It helps students learn how to build a commercial network, beginning with operating systems and network technology and leading to cloud and grid computing. To accommodate students with different backgrounds, each chapter includes a basic and advanced section as well as multiple-choice questions. A solutions manual is available with qualifying course adoption.


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