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Microsoft® Windows® Internals: Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000, 4th Edition by David A. Solomon, Mark E. Russinovich

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Chapter 7. Memory Management

In this chapter, you'll learn how Microsoft Windows implements virtual memory and how it manages the subset of virtual memory kept in physical memory. We'll also describe the internal structure and components that make up the memory manager, including key data structures and algorithms. Before examining these mechanisms, let's review the basic services provided by the memory manager and key concepts such as reserved memory versus committed memory and shared memory.

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