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Windows 10 Internals: Systems and Processes

by Pavel Yosifovich

Windows 10 is the latest and greatest OS from Microsoft and the going-forward name of the OS. It adds numerous features and enhancements under the hood. This course explores the inner working of Windows 10 and Server 2016.

What you'll learn

Windows 10 has a long list of user facing features, such as virtual desktops and Cortana the virtual assistant, to name just two. In this course, Windows 10 Internals: Systems and Processes, you'll learn about the processes behind Windows 10. First, you'll discover the unified kernel that spans across devices, from small Internet of Things (IoT) devices, to phones, to laptops and servers and even unique devices like XBOX One and Hololens. Next, you'll dig into enhancements and new features in the Windows 10 system architecture and explore various types of processes, including the support for the Windows Subsystem for Linux. Finally, you'll take a look at Jobs that manages processes and their newest extension called Silos, that provide the base support for containers under Windows Server 2016. When you're finished with this course, you’ll use tools and write code to see the features of Windows 10 in action.

About the author

Pavel is a developer, trainer, author, and speaker. He's the co-author of "Windows Internals, 7th edition" (Part 1), "Windows 10 System Programming" (Parts 1 & 2), and "Windows Kernel Programming". He is also a Microsoft MVP.

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