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Windows 11 Internals: Memory Management

by Pavel Yosifovich

Welcome to Windows 11 Internals: Memory Management. This course will teach you how Windows uses and manages virtual and physical memory. You’ll learn how memory is used in Windows and the most common APIs to work with memory.

What you'll learn

Memory is obviously a key component of any computing system. Managing memory efficiently is not necessarily easy, based on processes’ and the system’s memory requirements and operations. In this course, Windows 11 Internals: Memory Management, you’ll learn to how memory is used by processes, understand the difference between virtual and physical memory, and how to use various memory-related APIs when working with memory. First, you’ll explore memory usage fundamentals. Next, you’ll discover the different “types” of memory managed by the Windows OS . Finally, you’ll learn how to use memory related-APIs to work efficiently with virtual and physical memory. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of memory management needed to understand and work efficiently with the Windows OS.

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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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