CS162: Operating Systems and Systems Programming

Instructor: Ion Stoica
Lecture: MW 6:30-8:00PM, 245 Li Ka Shing

Schedule (Tentative)

WeekDay#TitleReading/SectionHW AssignedProjectEvent
1W 08/231Intro to CS162 [ppt]A&D Ch1
F 08/25HW0: Executable
due 9/04
2M 08/282Introduction to the Process [ppt]A&D CH2.1-7, 3.1-3
W 08/303Processes, Fork [ppt]A&D CH2.8-9, 3.1-3
Section 1: Tools
F 09/01Early Drop Deadline! (Must drop course by today!)

Drop Deadline

3M 09/04Labor Day (No Classes)HW1: Basic Shell
due 9/18
W 09/064I/O, Files, Sockets [ppt]A&D 2.10-11, 3.4-6, 11.1-2
Section 2: Processes
F 09/08Group Creation Deadline
4M 09/115Networking, Concurrency: Processes and Threads [ppt]A&D Ch 4.1-5, OSC 2.7, 3.6Threads ReleaseGroup TA Preference Deadline
W 09/136Cooperating Threads, Synchronization [ppt]A&D Ch 4.5-10, OSC Ch 6
Section 3: Syscalls, I/O
F 09/15
5M 09/187Mutual Exclusion, Lock Implementation [ppt]A&D 5.1-9
"The Bug Heard 'round the World,"
"Medical Devices: The Therac-25"
HW2: HTTP Server
due 10/2
W 09/208Synchronization: Semaphores, Condition Variables, Readers/Writers [ppt]A&D 5.4, 5.7
Section 4: Threads
Initial Design Doc Due
F 09/22
6M 09/259Synchronization (Finish), SchedulingA&D 7.1Midterm I Review (SUNDAY 9/24): 3:00-6:00 PM (VLSB 2050)
W 09/2710Advanced Scheduling, DeadlockA&D 7.2-5
Section 5: Thread Synchronization
Th 09/28Midterm I (THURSDAY): 6:30-8:00 PM (Barrows 20, 166, 170; Mulford 159, 240; Moffitt 102; Wurster 102)Midterm I (THURSDAY): 6:30-8:00 PM (Barrows 20, 166, 170; Mulford 159, 240; Moffitt 102; Wurster 102)
F 09/29
7M 10/0211Deadlock, Address Translation, Virtual MemoryA&D 2.7, 6.5, 8.1-2
W 10/0412Address TranslationA&D 8.3, 9.1-7
Section 6: Synchronization and Scheduling
Code Due
F 10/06Final Report Due
8M 10/0913Address Translation (cont'd), CachingHW3: Malloc
due 11/6
Userprog release
W 10/1114Caching (finished), Demand PagingSection 7: Address Translation

Address Translation Example
F 10/13
9M 10/1615Demand Paging (finished), I/O start
W 10/1816Input/Output, I/O Layers, Storage DevicesI/O Performance and Low-level OptimizationOSC 13.1-5, A&D 11.1-4, 12, A&D 12.1, 7.5
Section 8: Calling Conventions, Cache and TLB, Demand Paging
Initial Design Doc Due
F 10/20Midterm II Review (SATURDAY 10/21): 3:00-6:00 PM (VLSB 2050)
10M 10/23Midterm II (No class): 6:30-8:00 PM (Li Ka Shing 245, GPB 100, Kroeber 160)Midterm II (No class): 6:30-8:00 PM (Li Ka Shing 245, GPB 100, Kroeber 160)
W 10/2517Performance, Storage Devices, Queueing TheoryA&D 12-12.3, Fast File System
Section 9: Intro to I/O and File Systems
F 10/27
11M 10/3018File SystemsDesign: Concept to FAT, Advanced File Systems: FFS, NTFS, COWCode Due
W 11/0119FileSystems (finished), MMAP end-to-end paper, Dist Sys: RPC,
The Byzantine Generals Problem.
Section 10: Device Drivers, FAT, Queuing Theory, MMAP
Final Report Due
F 11/03File Systems release
12M 11/0620Reliability, Transactions, Distributed Systems
W 11/0821Layering, End-to-End ArgumentEnd-to-End Arguments in System Design
Section 11: File Systems and Reliability, Two Phase Commit
F 11/10
13M 11/1322TCP Flow Control, Distributed Decision Making, RPCInitial Design Doc Due
W 11/1523RPC, Key Value StoresSection 12: Basic Networking and Distributed Storage
F 11/17
14M 11/2024Berkeley Data Analytics Stack (subject to change)
W 11/22Non-Instructional Holiday (No classes)
F 11/24Thanksgiving Holiday (No classes)
15M 11/2725Madoka Magica, more likely something relevant (subject to change)Midterm III Review (Monday 11/27): 8:00-9:30 PM (VLSB 2050)
W 11/29Midterm III (No Class): 6:30-8:00 PM (Li Ka Shing 245, Dwinelle 145, GPB 100, Kroeber 160)Project Office Hours instead of SectionMidterm III (No class): 6:30-8:00 PM (Li Ka Shing 245, Dwinelle 145, GPB 100, Kroeber 160)
F 12/01Code Due
16M 12/04RRNo MeetingReport Due
W 12/06RRNo Meeting
F 12/08RRNo Meeting
17M 12/11No Final Exam

Weekly Schedule (Lecture and Sections)

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Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
11:00-11:30 DIS 101: 3119 Etcheverry (Justin)
12:00-12:30 DIS 102: 175 Barrows (Anurag) DIS 108: 179 Stanley (Neeraja)
2:00-2:30 DIS 103: 104 Wheeler (Stephanie) DIS 104: 2070 VLSB (Michael) DIS 109: 179 Stanley (Justin)
3:00-3:30 DIS 105: 124 Wheeler (Michael) DIS 111: 136 Barrows (Patrick)
4:00-4:30 DIS 106: 179 Stanley (Stephanie) DIS 112: 205 Dwinelle (Qifan)
5:00-5:30 DIS 107: 254 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

This calendar includes changes in the normal Office Hours schedule (cancellation and rescheduling).