CS162: Operating Systems and Systems Programming

Instructors: Anthony Joseph, Jonathan Ragan-Kelley
Lecture: MW 6:30-8:00PM, 245 Li Ka Shing

Schedule (Tentative)

WeekDay#TitleReading/SectionHW AssignedProjectEvent
1W 01/171Intro to CS162 [ppt]A&D Ch1
F 01/19Section 1: ToolsHW0: Executable
due 1/29
2M 01/222Introduction to the Process [ppt]A&D CH2.1-7, 3.1-3
W 01/243Processes, Fork [ppt]A&D CH2.8-9, 3.1-3
F 01/26Early Drop Deadline! (Must drop course by today!)Section 2: Processes

Drop Deadline

3M 01/294I/O, Files, Sockets, Networking [ppt]A&D 2.10-11, 3.4-6, 11.1-2HW1: Basic Shell
due 2/12
W 01/315Concurrency: Processes and Threads [ppt]
F 02/02Section 3: Syscalls, I/O
Group Creation Deadline
4M 02/056Cooperating threads, Synchronization [ppt]A&D Ch 4.1-5, OSC 2.7, 3.6Threads releaseGroup TA Preference Deadline
W 02/077Mutual Exclusion, Lock Implementation [ppt]A&D Ch 4.5-10, OSC Ch 6
F 02/09Section 4: Threads
5M 02/128Synchronization: Locks, Semaphores [ppt]A&D 5.1-9
"The Bug Heard 'round the World,"
"Medical Devices: The Therac-25"
HW2: HTTP Server
due 3/5
W 02/149Synchronization: Condition Variables, Readers/Writers [ppt]A&D 5.4, 5.7Initial Design Doc Due
F 02/16Section 5: Thread Synchronization
6M 02/19President Day (Holiday)A&D 7.1
W 02/2110Advanced Scheduling [ppt]
F 02/23Section 6: Synchronization and Scheduling
Midterm I Review - 2/24 3:00-6:00PM (Hearst Field Annex A1)
7M 02/2611Deadlock, Address Translation, Virtual Memory [ppt]A&D 2.7, 6.5, 7.2-5, 8.1-2
W 02/28Midterm I (No class): 6:30-8:30pm (see Piazza for rooms)Midterm I (No class): 6:30-8:30PM (see Piazza for rooms)
F 03/02Section 7: Scheduling and Fairness
Code Due
8M 03/0512Address Translation [ppt]A&D 8.3, 9.1-7HW3: Malloc
due 3/24
Final Report Due
W 03/0713Address Translation (cont'd), Caching [ppt] Userprog release
F 03/09Section 8: Address Translation
9M 03/1214Caching (finished), Demand Paging [ppt]A&D 9.6-7
W 03/1415Demand Paging (finished), I/O start [ppt]Initial Design Doc Due
F 03/16Section 9: Cache, Clock Algorithm, Banker's Algorithm and Demand Paging
Midterm II Review - 3/17 6:00-9:00PM (VLSB 2050)
10M 03/1916Demand Paging (finished), I/O start [ppt]OSC 13.1-5, A&D 11.1-4, 12, A&D 12.1, 7.5
W 03/2117Input/Output, I/O Layers, Storage DevicesI/O Performance and Low-level Optimization [ppt]A&D 12-12.3, Fast File System
Th 03/22Midterm II (THURSDAY): 8:00-10:00pm (see Piazza for rooms)Midterm II (THURSDAY): 8:00-10:00PM (see Piazza for rooms)
F 03/23Section 10: Intro to I/O and File Systems, MMAP
11M 03/26Spring Recess (No classes)
W 03/28Spring Recess (No classes)
12M 04/0218File SystemsDesign: Concept to FAT, Advanced File Systems: FFS, NTFS, COW [ppt]Code Due
W 04/0419FileSystems (finished), MMAP [ppt]Final Report Due
F 04/06Section 11: Device Drivers, FAT, Queuing Theory

File Systems release
13M 04/0920Reliability, Transactions, Distributed system [ppt]Dist Sys: RPC,
The Byzantine Generals Problem.
W 04/1121Layering, End-to-End Argument [ppt]End-to-End Arguments in System DesignInitial Design Doc Due
F 04/13 Section 12: File Systems and Reliability, Two Phase Commit
14M 04/1622Reliable Messaging, Remote Procedure Calls (RPC), Distributed Decision Making [ppt]
W 04/1823Key Value Stores, Security [ppt]
F 04/20Section 13: TCP and Distributed Systems
Midterm III Review - 4/20 7:00-10:00PM (VLSB 2050)
15M 04/2324Research Talks
W 04/25Midterm III (No Class): 6:30-8:30pm, (LKS 245, Hearst Field Annex A1, VLSB 2060, Barrows 20, Wurster 102)Midterm III (No class): 6:30-8:30PM (LKS 245, Hearst Field Annex A1, VLSB 2060, Barrows 20, Wurster 102)
F 04/27Project Office Hours instead of Section
16M 04/30RRNo MeetingCode Due
W 05/02RRNo MeetingReport Due
F 05/04RRNo Meeting
17F 05/11No Final Exam

Weekly Schedule (Lecture and Sections)

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Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00-9:30 DIS 101: 179 Stanley (William)
10:00-10:30 DIS 112: 130 Dwinelle (Nitin) DIS 113: 234 Dwinelle (Shankari)
11:00-11:30 DIS 102: 102 Latimer (William) DIS 103: 385 LeConte (Jack)
12:00-12:30 DIS 109: 320 Soda (Justin) DIS 104: 3105 Etcheverry (Nitin) DIS 105: 179 Stanley (Eric)
1:00-1:30 DIS 106: 102 Latimer (Eric) DIS 107: 3119 Etcheverry (Jack)
2:00-2:30 DIS 108: 2062 VLSB (Shankari)
3:00-3:30 DIS 110: 258 Dwinelle (Patrick)
4:00-4:30 DIS 111: 183 Dwinelle (Patrick)
6:30-7:00 LEC: 245 Li Ka Shing LEC: 245 Li Ka Shing

Please note that all events start 10 minutes after they are listed on the above calendar due to Berkeley time.

Office Hours

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