Operating Systems / System Architecture

  • Type: Lecture
  • Chair: System Architecture Group
  • Semester: WT 2013/2014
  • Time:

    Monday, 09:45-11:15, Bldg. 10.23 Nusselt HS / Monday 17.30-19:00, Bldg. 50.35 HS a. F.,
    Tuesday, 09:45-11:15, Bldg. 20.40 HS 37 / Tuesday, 17:30-19:00, Bldg. 10.21 Benz HS

  • Lecturer:

    Prof. Dr. Frank Bellosa

  • SWS: 3
  • Lv-No.: 24009

'Nachklausur': Inspection

'Nachklausur' of September 24: The inspection will take place on Thursday, November 6, 14:30 - 16:30 R. 148 Bldg. 50.34 (1. OG Informatik-Gebäude).

Schedule: Family name beginning with A-R from 14:30, beginning with T-Z from 15:00.

Attention, please!

Registering for Tutorials about WebInScribe (Link: http://webinscribe.ira.uka.de/). Please, register yourself until Thursday (24.10.) 17:00 o'clock.

During the first three weeks the lecture Operating Systems / Systemarchitecture will take place in the evening.

From November 11, 2013 the lecture will take place in the morning.

Date Time Place
On Monday 09:45 - 11:15 Nusselt HS, Bldg. 10.23
On Tuesday 09:45 - 11:15 HS 37, Bldg. 20.40


On 02/04, the lecture will take place in the "Eiermann-Hörsaal" (room 101, bldg. 20.40). That lecture hall is in the same building as the "HS37", just one floor up.

Content / Organization

The course "Betriebssysteme" (Operating Systems) teaches fundamental concepts in operating system design. The syllabus includes processes and threads, CPU scheduling, synchronization and deadlocks, memory management and virtual memory, as well as file systems and the management of mass storage.

Additionally to the classes there will be weekly tutorials in small groups. Either a theoretical or a practical assignment will be handed out every week. It must be turned in within 14 days. The solutions are discussed in an accompanying lecture. You must earn a tutorial certificate to pass the module. The certificate will be handed out if you earn enough points in the assignments.

Further informations about the course

Exam Dates

The "Hauptklausur" will take place on March 18, 2014, 14:00. Online Registration is possible from January 20 until March 13, 2014. You can find details about registering and revoking on the slides of the first lecture. The "Wiederholungsklausur" will take place on September 23, 2014.