The write up summarises the following four research papers in the domain of Operating System design. The papers pertain to the initial advancements in the operating system design comprising of fields - thread management, thread creation, and scheduling across single and multiprocessor CPUs.
Using Continuations to Implement Thread Management and Communication in Operating Systems, SOSO ‘91. Scheduler Activations: Effective Kernel... more
Using Continuations to Implement Thread Management and Communication in Operating Systems, SOSO ‘91.
In the current times, with the advancement of information technology in leaps and bounds over the last decade, our devices hardly take a microsecond to juggle between dozens of open browser tabs, calculations, multimedia playback, and that video game with life-like realistic graphics. However, there is more... more
It is an universal desire in each of us to form deep relations with other fellow humans but we always forget that relations we form are breathing organisms that need nurturing and growth to sustain themselves.
I was quite, like any amateur, struggling in my interactions with other people and I got myself to sit and read what “others” have... more
As soon as I finished reading “The Difficulty Of Being Good”, I started off with a small read “The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A Fuck”. It is, without doubt, one of the most criticised as well as praised book. The book is a small read, and since it revolves around a single agenda, the review is going to be... more
On my way back to college campus during 4th of July of the year, my train was half an hour late, so I decided to browse through the books at a stall; and it was then that I came across the first book which intrigued me. “The Difficulty Of Being Good: On The Subtle Art Of Dharma” filled me with... more
After liking “Stephen Hawking: A Graphic Guide”, I thought of exploring another personality from the past, and I chose the genre as poetry. So, I began with “Shakespeare: A Graphic Guide”.
Just like the last book I read, this is not a biography of the life of Willian, but rather an account of his life, his works and, surprisingly, hamlet:... more
Lately, I’ve been reading books from the “Graphic Guide: Introducing” series and they have been pretty interesting except the one I read on “Romanticism”. I’ve decided that I would be writing a summary of books I read from now; I’ve read close to a dozen of books till now but writing for all of them at the moment doesn’t seem... more