Delve inside Windows architecture and internals, and see how core components work behind the scenes. Led by a team of internals experts, this classic guide has been fully updated for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016.

Whether you are a developer or an IT professional, you’ll 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.

This book will help you: Understand the Window system architecture and its most important entities, such as processes and threads; Examine how processes manage resources and threads scheduled for execution inside processes; Observe how Windows manages virtual and physical memory; Dig into the Windows I/O system and see how device drivers work and integrate with the rest of the system; Go inside the Windows security model to see how it manages a …