CS 162: Operating Systems and System Programming

Instructor: David E. Culler
Lecture: TuTh 2:00-3:30PM, 10 Evans


Schedule (Tentative)

WeekDay#TitleReading/SectionHomeworkProjectEvent
1W 08/28Section 0: Tools
[Solutions]
Release HW0: Intro (Due 09/06)
Th 08/291Overview, User/Kernel virtualization, HW management, protected sharing [ppt]A&D Ch 1
2Tu 09/032Four Fundamental Concepts of Operating Systems [ppt]A&D CH2.1-7,10; skim 8.1Autograder Registration Deadline
W 09/04Section 1: x86, C, and OS Concepts
[Solutions]
Th 09/053Process concepts, mechanisms, and representation [ppt]A&D Ch3, 4.4-6
F 09/06HW0 DueDrop Deadline (Early)
3M 09/09Release HW1: Lists, Threads, and Processes (Due 09/18)Release Project 1: User Programs
Tu 09/104Threads, Concurrency, and Synchronization [ppt]A&D 5.1-3, 5.7.1
W 09/11Section 2: Processes, Threads, Locks
[Solutions]
Group Creation Deadline, Group TA Preference Deadline
Th 09/125File I/O, Syscalls to Interrupts [ppt]A&D 3.1-3, 5.8, 11.1-2Individual TA Preference Deadline
F 09/13
4M 09/16
Tu 09/176Scheduling Basics [ppt]3 Easy Pieces: ch 7, A&D 7.1Design Doc Due
W 09/18Section 3: Files and Basic Scheduling
[Solutions]
Th 09/197Synchronization operations and concepts; locking strategies [ppt]A&D Ch 5
F 09/20HW1 Due
5M 09/23Release HW2: ShellCheckpoint 1
Tu 09/248Communication; socket API and relationship to concurrency and isolationReading TBA
W 09/25Section 4
Th 09/269Interprocess Communication, Remorte Procedure CallsReading TBA
6M 09/30Checkpoint 2
Tu 10/0110Advanced SchedulingA&D 7.2-8
W 10/02Section 5HW2 Due / Release HW3: Scheduling
Th 10/0311Concurrent objects, Deadlock avoidanceA&D Ch 6Project 1 Party
5-9 PM, 540AB Cory
F 10/04Code Due
7M 10/07Final Report Due
Tu 10/0812Address TranslationA&D Ch 8Midterm Review Session
8-10 PM, 10 Evans
W 10/09Section 6
Th 10/10Midterm Exam --- No LectureMidterm Exam
7-9 PM, Rooms TBA
8M 10/14Release Project 2: Threads
Tu 10/1513Virtual Memory, Paging, Mapping devices, relationship to schedulingA&D Ch 9
W 10/16Section 7HW3 Due / Release HW4: HTTP Server
Th 10/1714Virtual Machines, Containers, and EnclavesA&D Ch 10 and TBA
9M 10/21Design Doc Due
Tu 10/2215Persistence, Storage DevicesA&D Ch 11,12
W 10/23Section 8
Th 10/2416File system design; indexing and blocksA&D Ch 13
10M 10/28Checkpoint 1
Tu 10/2917Advanced file system designReading TBA
W 10/30Section 9HW4 Due / Release HW5: Memory
Th 10/3118Buffering, Caching, PerformanceReading TBA
11M 11/04Checkpoint 2
Tu 11/0519Reliability, Transactions, Log structuresA&D Ch 14
W 11/06Section 10
Th 11/0720Distributed Systems, Cloud, Service APIsReading TBAProject 2 Party
5-9 PM, 540AB Cory
F 11/08Code Due
12M 11/11Final Report Due
Tu 11/1221Key-Value storesReading TBARelease Project 3: File Systems
W 11/13Section 11HW5 Due / Release HW6: KV Store
Th 11/1422Guest: Eric Brewer - Google VP of InfrastructureReading TBA
13M 11/18Design Doc Due
Tu 11/1923Distributed StorageReading TBA
W 11/20Section 12
Th 11/2124Security Protocols, SSH, OAuth, BeyondCorpReading TBA
14M 11/25Checkpoint 1
Tu 11/2625MicroservicesReading TBA
W 11/27Thanksgiving Holiday --- No SectionHW6 Due / Release HW7: Cloud
Th 11/28Thanksgiving Holiday --- No Lecture
15M 12/02Checkpoint 2
Tu 12/0326Mobile, Embedded Topics: low powerReading TBA
W 12/04Section 13Project 3 Party #1
5-9 PM, 540AB Cory
Th 12/0527App compositionReading TBAProject 3 Party #2
5-9 PM, 540AB Cory
F 12/06HW7 DueCode Due
16M 12/09Final Report Due
Tu 12/10RRRFinal Exam Review
Th 12/12RRRFinal Exam Review
17Tu 12/17Final Exam (Group 5)Final Exam
8-11 AM, Rooms TBA

Weekly Schedule (Lecture and Sections)

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Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00-9:30 DIS 115: 405 Soda (Will Walker)
9:30-10:00
10:00-10:30 DIS 101: 175 Barrows (Alex)
10:30-11:00
11:00-11:30 DIS 102: 105 Dwinelle (Alex) DIS 108: 405 Soda (Sam) DIS 114: 3105 Etcheverry (Sharie)
11:30-12:00
12:00-12:30 DIS 103: 107 GPB (Nick)
12:30-1:00
1:00-1:30 DIS 104: 3111 Etcheverry (Varsha) DIS 107: 405 Soda (Alan)
1:30-2:00
2:00-2:30 LEC: 10 Evans DIS 105: 9 Evans (Sharie) DIS 106: 405 Soda (Nick) LEC: 10 Evans DIS 109: 405 Soda (Annie)
2:30-3:00
3:00-3:30 DIS 110: 405 Soda (Annie)
3:30-4:00
4:00-4:30 DIS 111: 30 Wheeler (Yi) DIS 112: 120 Wheeler (Will Wang) DIS 116: 405 Soda (Jack)
4:30-5:00
5:00-5:30 DIS 113: 234 Dwinelle (Alan)
5:30-6:00

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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