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Press Release: April 30, 2012

New Release from Microsoft Press--Windows® Internals, Part 1, Sixth Edition

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Sebastopol, CA—Delve inside Windows architecture and internals—and see how core components work behind the scenes. Led by three renowned internals experts, this classic guide is fully updated for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2—and now presents its coverage in two volumes.

As always, you get critical insider perspectives on how Windows operates. And through hands-on experiments, you'll experience its internal behavior firsthand—knowledge you can apply to improve application design, debugging, system performance, and support.

In Part 1, you will:

  • Understand how core system and management mechanisms work—including the object manager, synchronization, Wow64, Hyper-V, and the registry
  • Examine the data structures and activities behind processes, threads, and jobs
  • Go inside the Windows security model to see how it manages access, auditing, and authorization
  • Explore the Windows networking stack from top to bottom—including APIs, BranchCache, protocol and NDIS drivers, and layered services
  • Dig into internals hands-on using the kernel debugger, performance monitor, and other tools

For a review copy or more information please email maryr@oreilly.com. Please include your delivery address and contact information.

About the Authors

Mark Russinovich is a Technical Fellow in the Windows Azure group at Microsoft. He is coauthor of Windows SysInternals Administrator's Reference, co-creator of the Sysinternals tools available from Microsoft TechNet, and coauthor of the Windows Internals book series.

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David A. Solomon is coauthor of the Windows Internals book series and has taught his Windows internals class to thousands of developers and IT professionals worldwide, including Microsoft staff. He is a regular speaker at Microsoft conferences, including TechNet and PDC.

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Alex Ionescu is a chief software architect and consultant expert in low-level system software, kernel development, security training, and reverse engineering. He teaches Windows internals course with David Solomon, and is active in the security research community.

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Additional Resources
For more information about the book, including table of contents, author bios, and cover graphic, see: http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0790145305930.do

Windows® Internals, Part 1, Sixth Edition Windows® Internals, Part 1, Sixth Edition
Publisher: Microsoft Press
By Mark E. Russinovich, David A. Solomon, Alex Ionescu
Print ISBN: 9780735648739   Ebook ISBN: 9780735656567  
Pages: 752
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