This schedule is tentative and most likely will be revised. Among other things, the assignments are not yet cast in stone. More assignments may be added.
You may also be interested in the Fall 2014 syllabus, which has old copies of scribe notes. The lecture topics may not line up exactly even if the titles are the same.
|date||due||readings||lecture topics||scribe notes|
|01-05 M||1. Introduction||Hsieh & Tang • Hosokawa et al. • Lee et al. • Woo et al.|
|01-07 W||§1, §2–§2.3||2. Abstractions and bootstrapping||Lai • Lee & Lee|
|01-12 M||§4–§4.1.2, §5–§5.1, §5.3||3. Modularity and virtualization||Chaves & Kennedy • Chen et al. • Shiledar et al.|
|01-13 T||Lab 1a|
|01-14 W||§5.5||4. OS organization||Krause & Li • Mi & Yan|
|01-20 T||WeensyOS 1|
|01-21 W||5. Orthogonality, processes, and races||Chan • Tinoco et al.|
|01-23 F||Lab 1b|
|01-26 M||§5.2 (except §5.2.5)||6. Signals, scheduling, and threads||Shao et al. • Zhang|
|01-28 W||§6.3–§6.3.3||7. Scheduling algorithms||Lam • Sinha & Zhang|
|01-30 F||Lab 1c|
|02-02 M||§9.1.2–§9.1.7 (PDF)||8. Consistency; critical sections||Chung et al. • O'Malley et al. • Yang et al. • Yang & Xie|
|02-04 M||midterm, in lecture|
|02-09 W||§5.2.5, §5.6||9. Synchronization primitives; deadlock||Afghani & Portfolio • Davila et al. • Hung et al. • Roy Choudhury & Gaddipati|
|02-11 W||Lab 2||§6.1||10. File system performance||Balke • Cheng & Martin • Galvin & Bedi • Welihinda et al.|
|02-18 W||§2.5||11. File system design||Cheng • Hoyt & Wong • Lucero et al. • Zhu et al.|
|02-23 M||§6.3.4||12. File system implementation||Baker & Zhu • Chen & Yang • Fotino • Hau & Lu|
|02-25 W||§8.1.1, §8.2.1, §8.4.1, §9.2 (PDF), POSIX defect 672||13. File system robustness||Adler • Chen & Souleles • Voong & Wang|
|02-26 R||Lab 3|
|03-02 M||§5.4, §6.2 intro, §6.2.3–§6.2.9||14. Virtual memory||Lu • Nersesyan et al. • Nguyen • Pattanapitoon|
|03-04 W||§4.2, §4.3||15. VM and processes; distributed systems||Bar-Or & Gupta • Zuo & Yang|
|03-09 M||WeensyOS 2||§4.5||16. Robustness, parallelism, and NFS||Yang|
|03-11 W||Lab 4||§11–§11.8 (PDF), Garber 2012||17. Security and privacy||Agbayani & Gibbs • Chen|
|03-13 F||2- to 3-page report|
All assignments are due at 23:55 (i.e., five minutes before midnight) on the date specified. Design problem due dates are one week after the normal lab due dates, with presentations and slides due one week after that; except for Lab 4 where everything is due on the last day of instruction (please ignore statements about due dates in the design-problem web page, as that's for a previous edition of the course). Scribe notes are due one week after the lecture, except for lectures during the last week (due Friday of the last week).
The final exam is three hours and will be held at the time scheduled by the registrar.