Operating System - Module BTI1341

Goals of this course

The students have acquired a good knowledge of how an Operating System (OS) works. They have hunderstood how the main component of the OS work and what they are for. They know how CPU can be shared between different processes or threads. They know how memory can be shared and how Virtual memory is working. They know also how the memory is stored on the hard disk. They also understand how data are stored on hardware.
This course is intended for first year students in computer science of the BFH-TI.
Official module description
Moodle page for the module


Day Contents
22.02.2020 and/or 26.02.2021Processes
02.03.2021 and/or 05.03.2021Scheduling
09.03.2021 and/or 12.03.2021Memory 1
16.03.2021 and/or 19.03.2021Memory 2
23.03.2021 and/or 26.03.2021Memory 3
30.03.2021 and/or 02.04.2021 No course: Osterferien
06.04.2021 and/or 09.04.2021Concurrency 1
13.04.2021 and/or 16.04.2021Concurrency 2
20.04.2021 and/or 23.04.2021Concurrency 3
27.04.2021 and/or 30.04.2021Concurrency 4
First Lab
04.05.2021 and/or 07.05.2021 Persistence 1
11.05.2021 and/or 14.05.2021 No course: Freitag :Auffahrt
18.05.2021 and/or 21.05.2021Persistence 2
25.05.2021 and/or 28.05.2021Persistence 3
01.06.2021 and/or 04.06.2021Persistence 4
08.06.2021 and/or 11.06.2021Reserve + Discussion
15.06.2021 Reserve + Discussion
18.06.2021 No course: Freitag: Finaltag


This module is a "Pb" module. The mark has two components:
  • A small tests (30 minutes each), (12,5%)
  • A lab exercise, (12,5%)
  • A written Exam (75%)
This module gives 4 ECTS credits.